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Financial Aid Links
Financial aid can be intimidating, overwhelming, and confusing if you’re navigating it alone. Fortunately, we’re here to help! The links below offer a great place to start when you’re beginning your financial aid journey. With links to both federal and Maine-focused financial aid planning sites, this list should arm you with the knowledge you need to take advantage of financial aid for funding your education.
Get free information from the Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school..
This is everything you need to know about filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, which is required to apply for federal grants, scholarships, and loans. The FAFSA can be filed beginning on October 1st for the academic year, which begins the following September.
Your FSA ID is a username and password combination that serves as a student’s or parent’s identifier to allow access to personal information in various U.S. Department systems and acts as a digital signature on some online forms. Students and parents, if the student is dependent, need to create a FSA ID before beginning the FAFSA.
This document is a comprehensive resource about grants, loans, and work-study from the U.S. Department of Education.
Through a variety of loan, grant, and scholarship programs, FAME helps Maine students and families meet the costs associated with higher education. FAME also oversees an extensive outreach and counseling program designed to encourage young people to aspire to and pursue higher education.
Financial Aid Resources
Planning for debt and student loan repayment can be challenging to understand on your own. These resources contain helpful information regarding debt and loan repayment planning. Our support staff at WSF is also here to answer any questions you may have.
The SLRTC provides an annual refundable tax credit of up to $2,500 if you are an eligible Mainer who is repaying student loans and who lives and works in Maine.
The Alfond Leaders student debt reduction program provides student loan repayment assistance to people who live and work in Maine in a STEM-designated occupation at a Maine-based employer.
Director of Student Support
Jay is our Director of Student Support here at the Worthington Scholarship Foundation. Contact him and Cote for any questions regarding our programs or your specific needs throughout college!