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Key changes to FAFSA pushes filing date up

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2016

The process for students to apply for federal aid for the 2017-2018 school year has changed from previous years. The biggest changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the timeline for filing and receiving aid. The filing process for federal aid for next fall began on Oct.1,inst...

Loan program renewal fails: UW-W to lose $2 million in aid

October 29, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Oct. 28,2015   Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) said she’s “not giving up this fight” when it comes to renewing a six-decade-old student loan program. The Federal Perkins Program, a revolving scholarship fund that provided 1,193 UW-Whitewater students with $1.28 million in ...

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