Posted Date: September 30, 2010

Author:  Jennifer Douglas, General Manager, Student Aid Awareness and Applicant Services Channel, Federal Student Aid

Award Year: 2011-2012

Subject: Invitation to States for Participation in Application Programming Interface with FAFSA on the Web

The Department of Education, Federal Student Aid (ED/FSA) are inviting state student aid grant agencies, to partner with us to provide financial aid applicants from your state the ability to leverage data provided through the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - FAFSA on the Web (FOTW) that will streamline the collection of information your state needs to determine applicants' eligibility for your state grant program(s).

For details, interested persons may review the attached Invitation for basic conditions of participation. Interested state agencies are asked to complete the attached Notification of Interest form to For participation in the 2011-2012 application processing cycle, forms must be received no later than October 15, 2010.

Interested persons may also submit questions by e-mailing


Invitation to States for API with FAFSA on the Web, Microsoft Word format, 456KB, 3 pages

Notification of Interest Form, Microsoft Word format, 32KB, 3 pages


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