What types of aid require a FAFSA?
Grants (Need-based award/Gift aid)
- Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
- NMU's Board of Trustees Grant
- Scholarships (including some merit-based awards)
- Work study
- Federal loans (Direct Stafford for students and parents)
Other Funding (including Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and some other scholarships)
A "Student Aid Report" will be sent via
e-mail or mailed to you.
This document will come to you from FAFSA central processor. The Student Aid Report will explain your "expected family contribution" (EFC). This is a very important document to read and understand.
- The EFC is a measure of the family's financial strength based on income, assets, family size and etc., submitted on the FAFSA.
- This does not represent your actual amount due to the school
Review the Student Aid Report.
- If there are issues with any of the information reported on your FAFSA, they will be listed in the comment section of the Student Aid Report.
- Review the Student Aid Report and make corrections online or mail the signed Student Aid Report back to FAFSA.