Financial Aid Links

Student Aid on the Web
www.studentaid.ed.gov

This is the Department of Education portal for students.
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FAFSA on the Web

www.fafsa.ed.gov

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Do your FAFSA online at this website. If you don't have a PIN, make sure that you print, sign and send the signature page to the federal processing center. See "PIN web site" below to apply for your PIN.

FAME - Finance Authority of Maine

www.famemaine.com

FAME's mission is to provide innovative financial solutions to help Maine citizens pursue business and educational opportunities. Includes resources for additional funding for students, including the Maine State Grant, and a scholarship search feature.

NSLDS (National Student Loan Data System)

www.nslds.ed.gov
NSLDS provides current information on your student loan history. You may review all of your loans and amounts (including total outstanding loans). This is helpful if you want to keep track of your loan limits. You must use your PIN to access NSLDS.

PIN Web site
www.pin.ed.gov
 
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A PIN allows you to electronically sign the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and to access NSLDS. If you don't have a PIN then apply here and it will be mailed to you within 7 to 10 business days.

U.S. Department of Education: The Student Guide
A U.S. Department of Education publication describing all Federal financial aid programs.