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Student Aid on the Web
Your source for free information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid: Submit your FAFSA application online.
Available Federal Grants
Grants, unlike loans, do not have to be repaid. Learn more about grant programs available for eligible students pursuing a postsecondary education.
Do You Need Money for College: Federal Student Aid at a Glance
Helps students understand the financial aid process and maximize resources on studentaid.ed.gov. This easy-to-read publication is now available only online.
Scholarships & Grants
HESAA helps eligible students obtain state-funded grants like NJ TAG and scholarships like NJ STARS.
The first step in applying for financial aid is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA.
The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school. They offer more than $150 billion each year to help millions of students pay for higher education.
Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
Provides information on grants, scholarships, and other financial aid for college students from the state, including federally-supported state programs such as Byrd scholarships and LEAP (Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership) grants.