ERIC Number: ED462062
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
The Student Guide. Financial Aid, 2002-2003. [Braille Version].
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance.
This Braille publication discusses federal student aid programs for postsecondary education and how to apply for them. It begins by outlining sources for finding out about student aid and offers tips for choosing schools carefully. The guide presents general information about federal student aid, including eligibility in terms of need and dependency status, the application process, special circumstances, deadlines, and important telephone numbers. It also provides more detailed descriptions of the Federal Pell Grant Program, the Federal Direct Student Loan Program, the Federal Family Education Loan Program, and campus-based programs, such as Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, the Federal Work-Study Program, and Federal Perkins Loans. The guide also describes borrower rights and responsibilities, loan deferment procedures, loan cancellation procedure, and a glossary of important terms. (SLD)
Descriptors: Braille, College Applicants, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Grants, Higher Education, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Work Study Programs
U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid Information Center, P.O. Box 84, Washington, DC 20044-0084. Tel: 319-337-5665; Tel: 800-433-3243 (Toll Free). For full text: http://www.ed.gov/prog_info/SFA/StudentGuide.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Family Education Loan Program; Pell Grant Program; Perkins Loan Program