Find Financial Aid Resources to Help Off-set the Cost of a College Education
To receive financial aid, you must apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) every year you attend college. And though you always want to pursue grants and scholarships before taking out a student loan, you need to keep all your options open while you wait.
In this section, we’ll guide you through the steps you’ll need to take to pay for college.
Step 1: Fill out the FAFSA. The 2023 -2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available on October 1, 2022.
Step 2: Look into State Aid, including Delaware-sponsored programs.
Step 3: Apply for scholarships. You’ll find lots of resources in the Scholarship Compendium and Other Aid section, including scholarship opportunities specific to your expected program of study and much more!
Step 4: Find a low-interest student loan.
Educate yourself about programs and resources available to help you pay for college.
- See information on college affordability
- Check out all the Financial Aid Info Sessions for parents and students!
- Understand the Financial Aid Process. The video on this page will also help.
- Learn about StudentAid – Do you need money for college?