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Maine offers financial aid programs to help Maine students and families achieve their higher education goals.

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FAME is committed to promoting access to and completion of postsecondary education by providing free information on planning and paying for college, career preparation and financial education, including responsible borrowing.  


Financial Aid Nights

FAME’s financial aid professionals will be traveling throughout the state of Maine again this year to share their insight into the financial aid process and paying for college. Click here to view the list of our FAME Financial Aid Night events. 



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Learn about continuing your education while balancing work, life and family.



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  • Thursday, October 09, 2014 10:52 AM

    The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) is pleased to announce a statewide expansion of the SALT program in Maine. Created by American Student Assistance (ASA), SALT is an innovative program designed to empower college students and alumni to confidently approach, manage, and pay back their student loans while gaining financial skills for life. 


  • Monday, October 06, 2014 10:53 AM

    The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) continues to maintain impressively low cohort default rates for Maine student loan borrowers. According to data recently released by the U.S. Department of Education, FAME’s federal Fiscal Year 2011 three-year cohort default rate was 7.1 percent of borrowers.