Types of Financial Aid

If you’re planning for college in the 2018 – 2019 school year, you’ve no doubt heard of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It’s a critical form for families as they think about how to pay for college. In fact, the form gives you access to three types of financial aid:

The News & Observer walks through each type of financial aid to help you better understand the way in which is could impact your plan to pay for college.