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Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Please note that the legal information presented on this page is written for those living in the state of Illinois.

What Does it Mean

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form filled out by a prospective or current US college student to see if they qualify for financial aid.   

Things You Should Know

In order to apply for financial aid, the student must: 

  • be a citizen of the United States 
  • have a valid social security number; and
  • have a high school diploma or GED certificate

Visit the official FAFSA website:

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