Overview of the Financial Aid Programs
This four-week course will provide an introduction to various financial aid administration concepts and is a perfect collaborative learning tool for individuals with less than two years of experience. This 100% online course has been designed with the necessary tools, equipment and subject matter expertise to guide you through the four-week process. It is recommended that you prepare to reserve about four to eight hours per week for this course.
NASFAA does not offer a credential for the Overview of the Financial Aid Programs course.
As a participant of this course you will be asked to:
- Review educational presentations
- Complete learning assignments and quizzes
- Participate in online discussions
- Collaborate with other financial aid administrators
The September course is currently sold out. Stay tuned for updates!
- Lesson 1 -- Academic Year, Cost of Attendance, Expected Family Contribution, Financial Need, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
- Lesson 2 -- Enrollment Status, Title IV Grant Programs, and Need-Based, and Non Need-Based Aid
- Lesson 3 -- Direct Loans, Perkins Loans, and Federal Work-Study
- Lesson 4 -- Assistance for Health Professions, State Aid, AmeriCorps Programs, and Assistance for Veterans
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- 09/17/12 Class Begins 6am EST -- attendees may sign on
- 09/17/12 Class Meeting #1 (Optional Attendance) -- Live/Online 6pm - 7pm EST
- 09/23/12 Due - Coursework and Quizzes #1
- 09/24/12 Class Meeting #2 (Optional Attendance) -- Live/Online 6pm - 7pm EST
- 09/30/12 Due - Coursework and Quizzes #2
- 09/30/12 Due - Discussion Posts #1
- 10/01/12 Class Meeting #3 (Optional Attendance) -- Live/Online 6pm - 7pm EST
- 10/07/12 Due - Coursework and Quizzes #3
- 10/07/12 Due - Discussion Posts #2
- 10/08/12 Class Meeting #4 (Optional Attendance) -- Live/Online 6pm - 7pm EST
- 10/14/12 Due - Coursework and Quizzes #4
- 10/14/12 Due - Discussion Posts #3
- 10/14/12 Class Ends 11:59pm EST
Eunice Powell began her career in financial aid in 1979 at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she worked for more than 12 years in the Office of Student Financial Aid. Since 1994, Eunice has worked at NASFAA. Currently, she is a Senior Training Specialist in the division of Training and Regulatory Assistance. Eunice is responsible for researching and writing NASFAA training materials and webinars, updating NASFAA publications, and responding to technical questions regarding regulatory issues posed by NASFAA members. She is a graduate of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland and Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois.
We limit our online class size to ensure that we provide an effective, collaborative learning environment where participants receive experience and attention they need. Requests to cancel must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
By submitting your registration, you agree to the following cancellation schedule:
- $25 cancellation fee before September 15
- $50 cancellation fee September 15 - 17
If you do not cancel by 6:00 am EDT September 17, you will be responsible for the full amount of the registration fee. Medical emergencies will be re-scheduled to another available course with a doctor’s note.