This article is from the Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Fellowships FAQ, by Mark Kantrowitz with numerous contributions by others.
Call 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) or 1-800-730-8913 (if
hearing impaired) and ask for a free copy of "The Student Guide:
Financial Aid from the US Department of Education". You can also
Federal Student Aid Information Center PO Box 84 Washington, DC
or read the publication on the Department's web site (www.ed.gov).