Students pursuing a college education are making an investment in their future. This guide to federal student aid will give Head Start staff and parents—who are considering education beyond high school—information on how to pay for their education. It also explains federal student assistance programs such as grants, loans, work-study and how to complete the required application forms.
The Guide to Federal Student Aid is a comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of aid available through the Department's Federal Student Aid office. The Guide to Federal Student Aid tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.