FAFSA F undamentals 2013-2014. Paying for College. No matter who you are, you CAN go to college College is an investment in your future Many forms of financial aid are available to help you pay for your education. What’s Financial Aid?.
Financial aid is money to help you pay educational costs, such as:
What was the total amount of financial aid awarded by Oklahoma State University during the 2011-2012 academic year?
This includes all grants, loans and scholarships in their undergraduate, graduate and veterinary programs.
Over $260 Million
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
The FAFSA is divided into these sections:
answers to assist
you in completing
Use your full name as shown on your Social Security card
Be accurate when entering your birthdate
Enter your marital status as of the day you submit your FAFSA
Help and Hints boxes are located on each screen to
Eighteen year old males must register with Selective Service in order to receive financial aid
You can elect to register here on your FAFSA
Search for high schools by name, city or state
If you have a high school diploma, you must include
You can send
your FAFSA to
You can search
colleges by name, city or state
A search was done on Northwestern Oklahoma State
A search done on colleges in Stillwater found 3 schools
Two were added and they will receive your FAFSA results
Click View Selected
School Information to
get a comparison of
Your answers to these questions will determine your dependency status
If you’re unable to
answer YES to
one of these questions, you’ll be considered a
If you’re dependent and unable to provide parental information, indicate that here. It’s highly recommended that you speak to the Financial Aid office at the college(s) you’ll attend however. Most schools have specific procedures they follow to handle this question.
Exceptions to the rule for parental information are shown here. Contact your Financial Aid office for more details.
Enter full name (or
first initial) as shown on Social Security
card. The date of
birth will also be
verified with the SS
Household size will
include those living with your parent(s) who receive more than half of their support from them and will continue to receive
this support through
June 30, 2014
Only family members in college pursuing a degree or certification can be shown here; parents cannot be included
Parent(s) will indicate untaxed income, child support paid or
received, housing allowances paid to military or clergy, etc.
Parent(s) will also show the value of assets and current
cash, checking and savings accounts
Students are asked to provide the type of tax return they filed as well as their income earned and taxes paid
Improved IRS Data Retrieval Tool Instructions
Review or print a copy of your FAFSA answers here. Make necessary changes now before submitting your application.
Enter your PIN number here to electronically sign your FAFSA. If you’ve still not requested a PIN, you can do that here.
Hit Submit My FAFSA Now to send your results to the school(s) you’ve chosen.
Using a PIN is
now the default signature option
Information is provided to explain the benefits of using a PIN
Applicants are instructed how to print a signature page, if necessary
2013-14 Confirmation Page
A Confirmation Page is shown after your FAFSA has been submitted.
It includes an estimate of your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and estimated eligibility for the Pell Grant and Federal student loans.
This page will provide clarification on what you can expect to happen next with your FAFSA
Cost of Attendance
-Expected Family Contribution
- Other Aid
Federal Pell Grant
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Federal Work-Study (FWS)
Federal Perkins Loan
Federal Subsidized Student Loan
Federal Unsubsidized Student Loan
Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG)
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Oklahoma College Assistance Program
866.443.7420 (toll free)