Definitions for "Renewal FAFSA"
A partially pre-formatted version of the FAFSA that students may use if they applied for federal financial aid during the previous award year. If a student is among those eligible to complete a Renewal FAFSA, it will be sent directly to him/her by the central processor or the school.
One type of FAFSA that resembles a SAR and bears the same questions as the FAFSA. The Renewal FAFSA is preprinted with the students prior year responses to certain data items that are likely to remain constant from year to year. The object of the renewal FAFSA is to make it faster and easier to complete than the original.
A partially completed FAFSA mailed by the U.S. Department of Education to students who completed a FAFSA in the previous year.