Funding and College Affordability Planning for Future Educators
This resource is designed to help students and their parents plan for college funding. It provides a broad scope of federal aid as well as resources specifically for the University of Arizona, the College of Education, and future educators.
GLOSSARY (summarized from studentaid.ed.gov)
Deferment: A period during which repayment of your loan is temporarily delayed
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Forbearance: Allows you to temporarily postpone or reduce your loan payments
Forgiveness: Allows you to not repay your loans; also known as cancellation or discharge
Grant: Money that does not have to be repaid; usually need-based
Loan: Money you borrow that must be repaid
Scholarship: Money that does not have to be repaid; based on merit, financial need, or both depending on the criteria
For more information and resources click on one of the links below:
For a handout of this information, please click here.
The content on these webpages was accurate as of January 23, 2015. Please visit links for updated information. This resource is not comprehensive and does not guarantee that students will receive funding; it is for general guidance only.