Help is available through college financial aid offices. They administer federal and state funds, as well as funds from the college and private donors.
The financial aid office will consider your financial need and package aid around it, determining eligibility for assistance from federal, state, and college sources.
To determine if and how much financial aid you may qualify for, you will need to complete a financial need analysis form called a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
You can obtain a FAFSA from several places: Guidance counselors
U.S. Department of Education - 1.800.433.3243
The Internet – www.ed.gov
The information is analyzed to determine your financial need. A copy of the analysis is sent to you and the college you plan to attend