Apply for Aid

All federal grants, loans, and federal work study program funds are awarded based on the information you provide on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov or you may obtain a paper FAFSA by contacting FHU's Financial Aid Office, local colleges, or your high school guidance counselor. 

There are three ways to apply for federal aid:

   1. Complete the FAFSA online.
   2. Submit the paper copy of the FAFSA to the Office of Student Finanical Services for processing.
   3. Submit the paper copy of the FAFSA to the Department of Education.

Make sure that you list FHU in Step Six: Student's School Information on the FAFSA. FHU's school code is 003492. In order to receive federal financial aid, you must complete the FAFSA and submit it for processing. You must apply for financial aid every year. If you have questions about the FAFSA, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 1-800-FHU-FHU1 ext. 6662.

If you choose to do your FAFSA on the web, you will need to apply for a U.S. Department of Education PIN (Personal Identification Number). If parent information is required on the FAFSA, your parent must also apply for a PIN in their name. Using a PIN will allow you to sign your FAFSA application electronically. The website to request a PIN is www.pin.ed.gov. Do NOT share your PIN with anyone!

Once your FAFSA application is processed, you will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR) in approximately 3-5 days by mail or e-mail (if you provided an e-mail address).

If your SAR is marked for verification by the Department of Education, you will be asked to submit additional documents to the FHU Student Financial Services Office. You will receive a letter from the Office of Student Financial Services detailing the additional required documents or you can to to the Verification page to finish the process.

Once your FAFSA is completed (and verification process, if applicable) the FHU Office of Student Financial Services will send you an Award Letter detailing your financial assistance.  Follow the instructions to accept, reduce, or decline any awards and complete any required loan documents online.