Financial Aid Presentations
We've assembled a number of financial aid PowerPoint presentations from experts throughout the country. These presentations are the basis for financial aid professionals' discussions at financial aid nights and can help as you go through the application and awarding process.
- How to Apply for Federal Student Aid (PPT Format) - From the US Dept. of Education
- Completing the FAFSA (PPT Format) - This presentation provides an overview on how to complete the FAFSA and how to avoid common mistakes.
- Financial Aid Overview (PPT Format) - This is a comprehensive session that provides detailed on the sources of financial aid, the need analysis process and financial aid awarding.
- Planning and Conducting a Financial Aid Night (PPT Format) - Provided by the National Association of Financial Aid Advisors (NASFAA), this presentation is an excellent starting point for developing a financial aid session.
- Financial Aid Awareness (PPT Format) - Another thorough look at how to manage the financial aid process.
Provided by NASFAA - Association of Financial Aid (PDF Information Sheets):
- Student Aid Program Summary (describes eligibility requirements and features of federal student aid programs)
- Financial Aid Application Checklist (running list of necessary actions with space for the student to enter due dates and to check off accomplished items)
- Application Form Tracking Worksheet (tracks each school's application and documentation requirements for aid)
- Cost of Attendance Comparison Worksheet (lays out and compares attendance costs for each school under consideration; focuses student's expectations to realistic levels)
- Award Package Comparison Worksheet (guides the family and counselor in comparing aid packages from different schools)
- Financial Aid Consultants and Scholarship Search Services Fact Sheet (helps avoid unnecessary and costly reliance on paid consultants to obtain help and advice that is available at no charge)
- Sample Scholarship Inquiry Letter (suggests how a student might inquire about financial aid from a private organization)