Aid Appeal = Advocating for More Money

Didn’t get enough money for college? Ask for what you need with aid appeal. Frank’s financial aid experts help you plead your case for more grant money.

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Frank’s guided Aid Appeal process helps you appeal your college aid package when it’s simply not enough. Work with our knowledgeable team to plead your case for thousands more in your aid package. Get started by checking your eligibility today!

How it works

  • Determine your eligibility
    Answer a quick series of questions to determine your eligibility for aid appeal.
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  • Access an expert
    Our financial aid experts jump to action. They work with you one-on-one to build a case and craft a compelling aid appeal letter.
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  • Appeal to your school
    We give you the tools you need to appeal your aid by walking you step-by-step through the process.
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Unlock More Financial Aid

Aid appeal unlocks thousands of dollars in financial aid money each year. Frank’s financial aid experts build a solid case, so you get the aid you deserve.

At Frank, we have one goal — getting students to and through college while radically improving their financial lives.

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Common questions

What is Aid Appeal?
As the name implies, aid appeal is the process through which students can appeal to their school for more financial aid than they originally received.
If you do not feel your financial aid offer accurately reflects your financial situation, or if your financial situation has changed recently, reach out to your school’s financial aid office and ask for their aid appeal process.
Under what circumstances will my school award me more financial aid?
Broadly speaking, most schools will require some kind of extenuating circumstances in order to grant a student more financial aid. Some examples are:
  • Loss of income
  • Unexpected medical or dental bills
  • Death of a parent
  • Material loss due to an unexpected event, such as a natural disaster
If you are an incoming freshman, you can also request an aid appeal on the basis of another school offering a better financial aid package.
When can I appeal for more financial aid?
Students are encouraged to request an aid appeal as soon as they receive a financial aid offer from their school. Schools have a finite amount of financial aid funding available to them, so the earlier you file your aid appeal the better.
How do I appeal to my school for more aid?
Each institution has their own process, so you will first need to contact your school’s financial aid office and ask for their aid appeal process.
Should I appeal to my school for more aid?
Yes. The worst thing that can happen is your school says “no.”
We are not affiliated with the U.S. Department of Education. Federal Student Aid (FSA), an office of the U.S. Department of Education, makes the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and assistance available to the public for free at fafsa.gov.

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