Posted Date: July 26, 2019

Subject: Technical Reference for FISAP due by October 1, 2019

The Technical Reference for the Fiscal Operations Report for 2018–19 and the Application to Participate for 2020–21 (FISAP), used in administering the Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan), Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and Federal Work-Study (FWS) programs, is attached.

This document provides the technical specifications and record layouts for schools or other organizations who wish to design custom software systems.

The technical reference includes the system modifications for processing the FISAP that schools must submit by October 1, 2019.

Contact Information

For additional information about this document, contact the COD School Relations Center at 1-800-848-0978. You may also email


2020–21 FISAP Technical Reference in PDF Format, 1.50MB, 139 Pages


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