Based on your condition, it will depend on your current situation. You'll be asked things like: how much money do you make, do you have children, w-2's forms are usually requested, are you working, are you still living at home, or are you living alone. There are federal grants for students, single parents, and loans for those attending community colleges.
Unfortunately everything has a cut off date. If you are planning to apply a federal grant for the fall 2007, good luck.
Federal grants do not have to be paid back, but you have to pass your classes and you assume that responibility when you accept the grant. In other words, you can not just take the money and not attend your classes.
Yes, federal grants usually supply a student with enough money for housing and other needs, but be careful. If that's only money that is coming in, it's better just save the extra money for a rainy day.
You can't because community college doesn't have housing. If you lie saying that they do, your financial aid office won't give you any money whatsoever.
FAFSA is based on the amount of funds that you qualify for based first on financial need. The cost of the institution you are attending will factor into the overall equation. Regardless to the type institution attended, the formula for determing the amount granted is the same.
Therefore, if you would qualify for grants and were going to a university, you would qualify for those same grants at a community college. The amounts would differ because awards are percentages of costs.
And contrary to the post above, there are lots of community colleges that do provide housing.
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