Parental Loans for Learning

Federal Loans and Grants for College

Despite all your good intentions, you may not be able to save enough to meet the tuition and room and board bills when your child starts college. In fact, many people do borrow to pay for college.

Call the Federal Student Aid Information Center 1-800-433-3243 and request the free Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid on government loans and grants for all the details. You can also get a copy from their Web site at www.studentaid.ed.gov. We've consolidated some of that information (see the section Federal Loans and Grants) to make it easy for you to compare the loans.

We recommend that you consult each of these sources and go through the process to determine (1) if you qualify and (2) how much they will lend to you.

Loans and Grants Based on Need

Loans Not Based on Need

Federal Perkins Loan Program

Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Pell Grants

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

PLUS (Parent Loans For Undergraduate Students) Loans

Subsidized Stafford Loans

Share Article:
Add to GooglePlus
Investment and insurance products and services offered through INFINEX INVESTMENTS, INC. Member FINRA / SIPC. Heartland Investment Services is a subsidiary of the bank. Infinex is not affiliated with either entity. Products and services made available through Infinex are not insured by the FDIC or any other agency of the United States and are not deposits or obligations of nor guaranteed or insured by any bank or bank affiliate. These products are subject to investment risk, including the possible loss of value.
BrokerCheck