Grants, unlike loans, are financial aid that do not have to be repaid. You must submit a FAFSA to apply.
Checklist Quick Look
Complete your federal taxes
Sign up for an FSA ID
Complete the FAFSA
Search and apply for scholarships
If requested, complete the verification process
Check your Financial Aid Status in CIS
Accept your financial aid online in CIS
If accepting loans, complete the Loan Counseling
Complete Master Promissory Notes (MPN), if necessary
Start the application process
Find out if you are eligible for Federal Financial Aid.
Learn the steps to get your Award Letter.
After you apply, you're not quite finished. Learn about what needs to happen after you apply.