ERIC Number: ED458860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Student Aid, 1997. [CD-ROM].
Office of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance Programs.
This CD-ROM audio guide contains a simulated conversation between a counselor at the Department of Education's Federal Student Aid Information Center and a student inquiring about financial assistance for college. The guide is designed to be useful to the visually impaired student. Following an introductory track providing contents information, each track contains a section answering questions about aspects of federal student aid. The sections are: (1) "Sources of Non-Federal Aid"; (2) "Federal Student Aid Programs"; (3) "Eligibility Requirements and Applications Procedures"; (4) "Student Aid Report and the Expected Family Contribution"; (5) "Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplementary Educational Opportunity Grants, and Federal Work Study"; (6) "Federal Perkins Loans"; (7)"Federal Loans for Students"; (8) "Federal Loans for Parents"; (9) "Consolidation Loans"; and (10) "Where To Go from Here." (SLD)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Educational Finance, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Financial Aid Applicants, Financial Support, Higher Education, Optical Data Disks, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tuition Grants, Work Study Programs
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free); Fax: 301-470-1244; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance Programs.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program; Perkins Loan Program; Stafford Student Loan Program