Federal Financial Aid for Single Moms

Financial assistance provided by the federal government.

This type of financial assistance for education may take the form of grants, and/or work-study programs. Federal agencies that offer financial aid include the Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Defense.

Learn how FAFSA4caster helps students understand the options for paying for college, and estimate the eligibility for federal student aid. To apply for federal financial aid, students need to fill out the online Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students need to apply for financial aid each year in college. Once students know what federal financial aid they qualify for, they will be able to estimate the additional amount needed to cover tuition and additional costs. These additional amounts can be covered with loans, institutional scholarships, or other sources, including doing part time jobs during college.

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Federal Pell Grant

Federal Pell Grant

The Federal Pell Grant is the foundation of federal financial aid. It is awarded to undergraduate students who have not yet earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. The Pell Grant can be also awarded to post baccalaureate students enrolled in teacher certification programs. The Federal Pell ... Read More »

Financial Aid in Mississippi

Financial Aid in Mississippi

Affordable College Savings Program - MACS Make the Mississippi Affordable College Savings Program a part of your savings strategy. Many families hope to see their child or loved one graduate from college someday, but it takes more than hope to get there. The Mississippi Affordable College ... Read More »

Federal Government – Loan Forgivenes Program

Loan Forgivenes Program

The Federal Government will cancel all or part of an educational loan under certain circumstances. This program is called Loan Forgiveness. To qualify, you must: Perform volunteer work; Perform military service; Teach or practice medicine in certain types of communities Meet other ... Read More »

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH Grant)


The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH Grant) was created by the Congress in 2007 to provide up to $4,000 per year in grants to students, who plan on teaching in public or private elementary or secondary schools serving children from low income families. To ... Read More »