Useful Links

Federal Student Aid: Find the Info You Need Online

Fill out the FAFSA
Basic FAFSA info
Dependency status for FAFSA purposes
How aid is calculated
Types of Aid/Getting Aid
Types of financial aid
Who can get federal student aid
Pell Lifetime Eligibility Used
Finding and applying for scholarships
Loan interest rates and fees
Avoiding financial aid scams
Repaying Loans
Loan Repayment
Income-Based Repayment
Pay As You Earn
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Loan forgiveness in general
Loan forgiveness for teachers
College Prep
College Preparation Checklist
Why go to college
Middle school preparation
Special Audiences
Info for parents
Graduate school funding
Financial aid for adult students
Aid for military families

Scholarships & Financial Aid for Military & Veterans 
Veteran's Benefits
Veteran Support Services at Harcum College 
Going to college in another country
Social Media
@FAFSA Twitter feed
Federal Student Aid YouTube channel
Federal Student Aid Facebook page

Other Important Online Resources

Online Federal Direct Stafford Loan Master Promissory Notes

Federal Direct Stafford Loan Entrance and Exit Loan Counseling

Federal Direct Stafford Loan Master Promissory Notes (hard copy versions of the online applications located at

IRS Tax Credit Information (search for IRS Publication 970, "Tax Benefits for Higher Education") 

Important Phone Numbers

Federal Student Aid Information Center

1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243)


PHEAA State Grants and Loans



U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs



Internal Revenue Service