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Award Year: 2003-2004

Type: DRAFT FAFSA Form/Instructions

Posted on August 28, 2002

We are pleased to provide you with the latest draft of the 2003-2004 FAFSA dated 08-21-02. Changes since the previous draft include:

Page 1:

  • Added a reference to the use of e-mail addresses
  • Updated state deadlines

Page 2:

  • Added clarification on who may have otherwise been eligible to file a 1040A or 1040EZ to the notes for questions 38 and 73
  • Increased the value of an exemption from $2,900 to $3,000 in the notes for questions 41 and 76
  • Removed the Simplified Needs Test language from the notes for questions 47-48 (during the comment period and focus groups, we heard that adding the Simplified Needs Test language made the instructions more cumbersome for applicants)

Page 5:

  • Added data element 60, Parent's marital status date

Page 7:

  • Added clarification to the notes for questions 59-83 that "Grandparents and legal guardians are not parents."

Last Modified: 08/27/2002