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Prospective Students

We understand that the Financial Aid process can be confusing.  Therefore we have created below, steps for the process and answers to many common questions.

What is financial aid & who provides the money?

  1. Scholarships, Grants, Loans, Employment
  2. Federal, State, Institutional, Private

How to apply for financial aid.

  1. Federal Financial Aid - FAFSA
  2. Merit/Academic Financial Aid

The Results of the FAFSA

  1. What is the EFC?
  2. What does it mean?

How the school determines the amount of financial aid.

  1. What is the Cost of Education?
  2. What is Financial Need & How is it Determined?

The Financial Aid Award

  1. What is a financial aid award?
  2. Why did I not receive Federal Work Study, the Perkins Loan, etc.?

I have the Financial Aid Award - What do I do next?

  1. What does it cost to attend UNH?
  2. What about Books?
  3. How much will I owe after I subtract the financial aid?

I want to Accept my Awards & Attend UNH.

  1. Sign & send paperwork to UNH Financial Aid Office
  2. Complete Entrance Counseling for Federal Loans
  3. Complete Master Promissory Note for Federal Loans

My family has Special Circumstances.

  1. Who do I tell?
  2. What forms must be completed?

How do I look for more Scholarship money?

  1. What is a Private Scholarships?
  2. How do I search for Private Scholarships?
  3. What about Scholarship Scams?
  4. What do I do if I know I am receiving a Private Scholarship?

Estimate Your Financial Aid Award!

       1.   Net Price Calculator

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