Several reports from the Higher Education Chronicle, Inside Higher Education and NASFAA seem to indicate that the buzz inside Washington seems to favor the year-round Federal Pell Grant. As we all know the gossip and “buzz” sometimes just doesn’t come true.
For those who may be new to financial aid since the year-round Pell was ...
The following was originally published by NASFAA on March 7, 2017.
Study: Financial Aid Tied to Quicker Degree Completion
By: Allie Bidwell, Communications Staff – NASFAA
Increases in financial aid for older undergraduate students leads to a reduced time to degree, particularly for lower income students, according to a new working paper from Brigham Young ...
HUD Helping Students in Public Housing with FAFSA
By: Jamaal Abdul-Alim for Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Students in public housing in nine cities are set to get “education navigators” to help them fill out the often onerous form known as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, thanks to a $2.5 ...
On November 1, 2016 the U.S. Department of Education published in the Federal Register final regulations to protect student borrowers against misleading and predatory practices by post-secondary institutions and to clarify a process for loan forgiveness in cases of institutional misconduct. These regulations will become effective July 1, 2017.
The Notice of Proposed Rule ...
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The most significant customer service advantage of the Virtual Financial Aid Office (VFAO) process is immediate and continued communication with the student regarding the financial aid process and status.
- Via the institution’s website, and its link to the Virtual Financial Aid Office (VFAO), the student learns immediately what federal financial aid and institutional scholarships ...