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Do you know how to request a change in your college financial aid package?

SwiftStudent will help you write a financial aid appeal letter—for free.

Started in 2020, SwiftStudent is a free, central repository of financial aid appeals/requests letter templates for students. It is a free, foundation-backed resource designed with college students and financial aid officers.

SwiftStudent is a solution for students who don’t feel empowered with information to advocate for themselves, and financial aid officers with limited capacity to reach all students facing special circumstances that are barriers to their education.

Simply visit their website at, and the rest is easy!

SwiftStudent is powered by the company FormSwift, a leading provider of tools to help students easily create, edit, and sign any document.

The content for SwiftStudent was organized by the Seldin/Haring-Smith Foundation in partnership with students; financial aid officers; college counselors; and other experts from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA); Achieving the Dream; Everett Community College; and many more.