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Financial Aid: Online Students

If you plan to attend Fall 2018/Spring 2019/Summer 2019 and need assistance paying for your educational expenses please complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA, available online October 1, 2017 at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov.

ATTENTION: During this transition, you should INCLUDE BOTH SCHOOL CODES when completing your FAFSA:

Armstrong State University - 001546

Georgia Southern University - 001572

For a quick tutorial on how to complete your FAFSA please follow this link here: https://www.finaid.ucsb.edu/fafsasimplification/index.html

We are excited that you have chosen our school to expand your education!  Armstrong has a proven curriculum that demonstrates a successful learning experience.   We understand that the cost of education has risen, however, the Office of Financial Aid is here to assist all students by improving the students' knowledge of aid.  Scholarships, grants, and loans are all ways a student may fund their education.  We want Armstrong’s students to be aware of the many opportunities to finance an education.

1. Apply for a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID at fsaid.ed.gov. An FSA ID is needed for you and one parent to provide information and electronically "sign" your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other financial aid forms.
2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. The Armstrong school code is 001546.
3. Apply for Scholarships! For more information regarding Scholarships and how to apply, please review our Scholarships information page.
4. Check your student e-mail regularly for important information from the Office of Financial Aid.
5. Check SHIP regularly via the Port of Armstrong. From SHIP you may also accept, decline, or make adjustments to your Direct loan(s).
6. Submit any documents requested by the Office of Financial Aid to prevent a delay in receiving your financial aid.
7. Complete entrance counseling for your Direct loan at http://www.studentloans.gov.
8. Complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) online at http://www.studentloans.gov to complete the loan process.
9. Check your balance in Port of Armstrong to ensure you have enough financial aid to cover your bill and/or to make payments by the fee payment deadline.
10. Attend class! Your financial aid eligibility is affected by your class attendance. Make sure you are verified in attendance. 

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Read More $5.2 Million Federal Grant to Provide Scholarships to Underserved Students in Waters College of Health Professions

(October 6, 2017) – Armstrong State University Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies Donna Brooks, Ph.D., is the recipient of a four-year U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program Grant valued at $5.2 million.

Read More Armstrong Launches Childcare Tuition Assistance Program

(February 9, 2017) – In partnership with Atlanta-based nonprofit Quality Care for Children, Armstrong State University recently launched a program, which provides financial assistance for quality child care to parents who are pursuing a four-year college degree.

Read More Armstrong Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Consul General of Mexico to Provide Scholarships

(December 13, 2016) – On Friday, Dec. 9, Consul General of Mexico Javier Díaz de Leó visited Armstrong State University to sign a memorandum of understanding with Armstrong President Linda M. Bleicken. The Hispanic Outreach and Leadership at Armstrong program is a recipient of the Mexican Consulate’s 2016-2017 IME-Becas Scholarship Program, which benefits Mexican and Mexican-American students.

Read More Great Dane’s Hammond for Hope Foundation Awards Two Scholarships to Armstrong

(December 9, 2016) – Armstrong State University has received a three-year commitment from the Hammond for Hope Foundation -- founded by Great Dane -- to fund two scholarships, beginning in fall 2017. One $10,000 scholarship and one $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to students working toward graduate degrees in Armstrong’s Communication Sciences and Disorders program. 

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