FAFSA and Grant Resources
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FAFSA and Grant Resources


Grants and FAFSA
At most colleges and universities, the only application needed annually to be considered for federal, state and institutional aid is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). However, eligibility for a grant program does not guarantee you will receive an award. Applicants are considered based on the date of their application while considering the FAFSA- determined Expected Family Contributions (EFC). The earliest applicants with a completed award file have the best opportunity to be considered for available grant funding. AS you continue your educational pursuits, we would encourage you to apply early every year and make sure you complete any requests made for additional information so your awards can be finalized.

U.S. Government Resources
Official government websites designed for students and families.
Income Based Repayment Plan for Federal Loans 
IBRInfo (More information about Income Based Repayment)
StudentLoans.gov

Grants
Federal Education Grant Program
Federal Pell Grant
Texas Grant Program

Additional Resources:
Expertise.com (Student Loan Debt and understanding your options)
The Simple Dollar (Student Loan Consolidation)