ONLY USE the below FAFSA link to apply for financial aid. The application is FREE, so you should NEVER pay to submit the application. Also, you should complete the application for multiple reasons: Some scholarships require that you have completed the FAFSA. You must complete the FAFSA in order to receive a GRANT, which is FREE money! You must complete the FAFSA in order to receive a LOAN. Work Study Jobs (On-Campus Jobs) require you to have completed the FAFSA!