Financial Aid Information

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Financial Aid Work Session
For extra assistance needed on FAFSA, students and parents should attend the financial aid work session.  
Work sessions available in our area are:  
Negaunee High School, Room 206 on Monday, January 7th at 6:30

Ishpeming High School, Room 200 February, 6, 2019 at 6:30

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


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 has it's own Office of Scholarships and Grants that provides information on several programs on their website. Click HERE for the Programs at a Glance website. This is a valuable website!!! It has programs based on financial situations, family situations, career choices and much more! 

Students in foster care situations can find opportunities from the State of Michigan by clicking HERE and also from Education and Training Vouchers by clicking HERE

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

Federal Aid Programs ordering site

Sallie Mae Financial Aid site

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.