Financial Aid Information

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Please beware of paid services! 

Financial Aid Work Session
For extra assistance needed on FAFSA, students and parents should attend the financial aid work session. Click FAFSA Information for information you will need to bring if you would like to complete your FAFSA at the Work session.
Work sessions available in our area are:  
Negaunee High School, Room 206 on Monday, October 14th at 6:30

Ishpeming High School, December 4th at 6:30 in the library
Westwood High School, February

If you need more assistance and cannot attend a FAFSA Worksession, please call NMU at 227-2327 to schedule an individual appointment. 


Visit NMU's website for any financial aid questions at
For more info click NMU's Financial Aid Powerpoint

This Letter to Seniors  has important information and resources to maximize your opportunities for State of Michigan aid programs.  It will explain steps in the financial aid process and how to access the MiSSG Student Portal.   You can also sign up for text message reminders when you visit the following website:



It is important that you register with the State of Michigan Office of Scholarships and Grants Student Portal to ensure any State level programs direct the money to the proper source:

Michigan Education and Training Vouchers are found by clicking HERE

Students from a Native American Heritage can find opportunities for the Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver HERE

Sallie Mae Financial Aid site

The Sallie Mae Paying for College Resource is a new, go-to destination to help students and families make a plan to pay for college. The resource is free, easy-to-use, and includes great information on all the important paying for college topics.

Best Schools offers a FAFSA guide at:

For Private Loans, we encourage you to do a lot of research and visit area credit unions and banks. There is also info online at   eStudent Loan for information on Private Loan searches.