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Alabama FAST: FAFSA Application Survival Toolkit

These bookmarks are a part of the Alabama FAST: FAFSA Application Survival Toolkit. For more information, visit aces.edu/FAFSA.

 

Alabama FAST Bookmarks

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FAFSA is for low-income families.FAFSA is for low-income families.You do not have to have a low income to qualify for FAFSA. Households with incomes more than $200,000 could qualify for some forms of aid.PDF
FAFSA is only for federal grants and scholarships.FAFSA is only for federal grants and scholarships.Grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study are available via the FAFSA process. Federal loans through FAFSA are low interest.You automatically qualify for these loans by completing FAFSA.PDF
FAFSA is not for students who work to pay for school.FAFSA is not for students who work to pay for school.Many work-study jobs on college and university campuses require completion of FAFSA to qualify for employment.PDF
FAFSA is only for those who want need-based scholarships.FAFSA is only for those who want need-based scholarships.Many merit-based scholarships also require completion of FAFSA to determine a student’s scholarship amount.PDF
FAFSA is only for students who plan to pursue an associate or bachelor’s degree.FAFSA is only for students who plan to pursue an associate or bachelor’s degree.Students who are enrolled in or plan to pursue a career or technical education at a community college or other training program are eligible for need-based Pell Grants, federal student loans, and more by completing FAFSA.PDF

 

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Portia Johnson, Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor, Auburn University; Kassandra Ross, Clinical Instructor of Marketing, University of Alabama; Emily Hines, Regional Extension Agent, Auburn University

New July 2022, Alabama FAST Bookmarks, FCS-2655

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