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The 2020-21 FAFSA is Open


Filling out the FAFSA opens the door for students to get a piece of the roughly $120 billion available from federal grants, loans and work-study programs. The documents are also used to determine eligibility for state financial aid and money offered directly from the school.

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Resources to help you learn

Virginia529 offers free, in-person information sessions at locations across Virginia. These hour-long sessions highlight the program’s three plans, explain the benefits to account owners and give you the chance to get your questions answered. If you don’t live near one of our in-person sessions, Virginia529 offers online webinars where you can learn more from the comfort of your own home.