Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) When it comes to paying for your education, you have more options than you may think. The government annually provides millions of dollars in financial aid, both grants and loans, to students who qualify. Many schools also provide institutional aid, which is also based on your FAFSA. Check out the free application process at the Federal Student Aid website.
If you need help filing your FAFSA, Workforce Solutions is home to trained staff ready to assist you at any of our three Go Centers. Go Centers are computer stations designed with one thing in mind: helping you pay for college!
Need-Based Federal Aid
Federal Pell Grants
Federal Subsidized Stafford Loans
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants
Federal Work Study
Federal Plus Loans (also known as Direct Plus Loans)
Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loans (Also known as Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans)
Other parent loans
Alternative Student Loans
College scholarships come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and for a variety of reasons. You can earn scholarships for academics, athletics, community service, and even hobbies. Colleges, along with businesses, community organizations, religious organizations, and even the military, provide scholarships to students for college.
To find out who is offering scholarships in your area, talk to your school counselor.