FAME is committed to providing comprehensive college access and financial education services to students and schools throughout the state of Maine. We educate students, families, counselors and advisors on how to pay for postsecondary education. Through our workshops, materials, trainings and web resources, we hope to assist Maine students and families achieve their educational GOAL$.
Looking for a presentation to show your students? Use these previously recorded sessions during class time.
Got Scholarships? Tips to finding and applying for scholarships.
Show Me the Money! How to apply for financial aid.
This interactive financial literacy game has two versions: one for middle school students and one for high school students. Students learn about potential career options, college aspirations and financial education. Students can also play the game online.
Every year, students and families receive personal assistance to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Multiple FAFSA labs are offered throughout the state during January and February and all locations are available on the College Goal Maine web site.
FAME offers several training options, including in-person events and monthly webinars. These workshops are created specifically for counselors and advisors working with students and their families.
Financial literacy plays a key role in a student's success - Studies show that students who understand money management concepts are more likely to enroll in and graduate from college. FAME has many tools, calculators and resources that you and your students can use.
These one-page fact sheets provide useful tips and information related to financial aid and money management. Each fact sheet is created as a PDF for easy printing and distribution.
The FAME Tool$ fact sheets are being translated into some of the most commonly spoken languages in Maine. Documents are added to the site as they are translated. Check back often for updated information.
FAME has created many publications, brochures and flyers to help families understand the financial aid process. You may view, print or order materials on our publication order page.