As part of its process, a school sent out a general notification about the Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship (CFHS). It has had two students come into the financial aid office stating they believe they qualify. How does a school document that a student qualifies for CFHS?
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) does not specify how an institution should identify students who qualify for the Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship. However, in the Nov. 19, 2018 Electronic Announcement, ED indicates that some of the documentation schools may consider using include:
For additional information, try NASFAA's Student Aid Index. It is a central hub of all the important financial aid resources you need with direct links to legislation, regulation, Dear Colleague Letters, and other ED and NASFAA references. It is updated on a rolling basis with the latest news and changes. Search Pell Grant.
Test your financial aid knowledge with past pop quizzes based on real scenarios from financial aid offices on our Pop Quizzes page.
Publication Date: 10/17/2019