Tag: financial aid

Arizona seeks to increase number of students filling out FAFSA

| October 9, 2018
Arizona seeks to increase number of students filling out FAFSA

It would seem a no-brainer for any Arizona students who needs a college scholarship to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which streamlines the process of applying for almost any scholarship.

However, fewer than half do.

The FAFSA has become the almost universally used application that helps schools and the government determine if a student qualifies for a Pell Grant, a loan or scholarships.

The application process launches Oct. 1 every year.

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Flagstaff Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair

| January 14, 2018
Flagstaff Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair

Come learn about dozens of financial aid & scholarship opportunities at the first annual Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair! This event if FREE and open to all students and families in flagstaff. No need to register.

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Flagstaff Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair

| January 7, 2018
Flagstaff Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair

Come learn about dozens of financial aid & scholarship opportunities at the first annual Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair! This event if FREE and open to all students and families in flagstaff. No need to register.

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Flagstaff Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair

| December 31, 2017
Flagstaff Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair

Come learn about dozens of financial aid & scholarship opportunities at the first annual Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair! This event if FREE and open to all students and families in flagstaff. No need to register.

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Flagstaff Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair

| December 24, 2017
Flagstaff Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair

Come learn about dozens of financial aid & scholarship opportunities at the first annual Financial Aid & Scholarship Fair! This event if FREE and open to all students and families in flagstaff. No need to register.

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Few students take advantage of fed money for college

| October 5, 2016
Few students take advantage of fed money for college

Less than a third of high school seniors across Arizona take advantage of a federal application that could provide free money for college, even though the once-arduous process is getting easier.

College students have access to more than $150 billion in federal grants through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, but some of it goes untapped because students either don’t know it exists or have misconceptions about it, financial aid experts say.

Even when students don’t qualify for grants, completing the FAFSA can open other doors, including low-interest federal student loans. Also, scholarship organizations often require applicants to complete the application because it gives a comprehensive picture of a student’s financial background.

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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – What it is and how it might impact you.

| September 28, 2016
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – What it is and how it might impact you.

FAFSA season begins on October 1st, 2016. If you have older children who recently started college, this may be earlier in the year than you remember. The Federal government is now allowing families to apply three months earlier than in previous years. And applying online is easier than ever!

Students and their parents can now apply for financial aid during the fall of their senior year instead of waiting until January 1st.

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January ACF eNEWS: Scholarship portal is now open!

| January 11, 2016
January ACF eNEWS: Scholarship portal is now open!

Are you or someone you know getting ready for college? Learn more about scholarship opportunities for two-year and four-year colleges and universities all over the United States!

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