FAFSA stands for "Free Application for Federal Student Aid." Applying for financial aid is free. To apply for federal and state financial aid, you will need to complete the FAFSA application. Using the CCCApply to FASFA Transfer Module you can transfer application data directly to the FASFA form from the CCCApply application to save time. First review some general information about FAFSA at the FAFSA website. When you are ready fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).