Useful Links - Financial Aid - Defiance College


Office of Financial Aid


Federal Student Aid ID
Completing the FAFSA online can be done using an electronic signature or FSA ID (Federal Student Aid ID). Both the student and one parent must have their own FSA ID in order to sign the FAFSA electronically. Always keep your FSA ID in a safe place. Your FSA ID is similar to having a security code to access bank account information.

FAFSA on the Web
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online for fastest results.

Federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN)
Complete Master Promissory Note (MPN). If you are a first-time Federal Direct Loan borrower you must complete the MPN before your loan funds can be released.

Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling
Complete the mandatory loan entrance counseling session online at any time.

Federal Direct Parent Plus Loan
Parents applying for a Federal Direct PLUS Loan are required to complete the MPN. The MPN is an agreement to repay loan funds the parent borrows on behalf of the student.

Federal Direct Loan Exit Counseling
Will take you directly to the student loans website and you need to sign-in to complete the exit loan counseling.

OASFAA Financial Aid Resource Page
Information useful in your search to make higher education affordable for both parents and students.

Student Aid on the Web
The National Center for Education Statistics opened this new website that offers hundreds of pages of student aid information. Students can read about the application process for financial aid and use a calculator to determine how much they need to save for college.

Scholarship search service.

Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation
Private Alternative Education Loan information including individual student account inquiry.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), for information on federal student loans.




Financial Aid - Apply for FAFSA

Federal Student Aid

Apply For FAFSA


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national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.