Getting Started with Grant, Scholarship, and Student Loan ApplicationsSometimes the thought of applying for financial aid and doing the paperwork can seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be!You're not alone in this process. Remington College's Student Finance Department is ready to help you determine your eligibility and start your application for specific financial aid opportunities.(1) Questions? Call today to contact a student finance associate at Remington College for answers.What Are Some Financial Aid Options?Financial aid comes in many variations depending on needs, merit, circumstances, restrictions, and/or qualifications. Grants are funds that often do not have to be paid back; they're usually awarded based on need, and sometimes on merit. Scholarships do not have to be repaid. These funds are awarded based on academic achievement or need, or a combination of both. Click here to learn about the merit- and need-based scholarships available in select Remington College programs.(1) Student loans, both private and federal, are funds that students borrow. These funds have to be paid back, with interest.Financial Aid 101Here's how the process generally works:First, you need to apply for your FAFSA access PIN. Once you have your PIN number you are ready to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It is filled out online and a Remington College Student Finance Associate can assist you with the application process if needed.After you've submitted the application, we may ask you for additional information to complete your financial aid file. Financial aid applications often involve deadlines, so it is important for you to stay on top of those.Based on the FAFSA and the other information you provide, Remington College will create a financial aid estimate, called an Estimated Award Letter. The Estimated Award Letter contains a description of the types and amount of aid that you may be eligible to receive.(1)At this point, if you are applying for loans you may need to submit a loan application. The application information will be included with your financial aid package. If you are pursuing privately funded grants and scholarships make sure to review all of their instructions and eligibility requirements carefully as they often have specific conditions to receive their funds.Qualifying for financial aid is a step-by-step process, but you will find it to be worth your while. Contact your Campus' Student Finance Department today to learn more about funding your college education.Net Price CalculatorEvery educational institution, in accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), must post a net price calculator on its website. It is intended to help you understand the costs of attending Remington College and what financial aid you may be eligible to receive if you qualify.You will need to answer a series of questions, including questions about your financial situation.Please remember that some of the questions are optional and are marked as such. This calculator only provides an estimate.Click here to use the Remington College net price calculator.