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What is a “dislocated worker” on the FAFSA®?

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If you or your parent have lost their job through no fault of their own, they may qualify as a dislocated worker.

Things like being laid-off or quitting a job when the military moves your spouse are both legitimate reasons you or your parent might qualify as a dislocated worker.

What if I quit my job?

If you left your position voluntarily, you will not qualify as a displaced worker. Even if you are collecting unemplo