MASFAA is a non-profit corporation of professionals from post-secondary
institutions and other related agencies and organizations interested
in promoting the effective administration of student financial aid
in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri,
Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
- Organized at Purdue University.
- Founded in 1962 with 91 members representing 15 states. Membership
dues in 1962 were $2.00.
- Forty years later, at our annual conference, MASFAA boasts of a
membership of just over 1000. Membership dues are $65.00. Retired
members due are $10.
- MASFAA has changed outwardly over the years, but the basic
mission remains the same.
Our mission is to promote and provide quality training and professional
development opportunities, to advocate and support financial aid
programs, and to facilitate effective communication and coordination
among interrelated professional associations, thereby serving the
needs and interests of students and post-secondary institutions.
- What are the benefits of MASFAA membership?
- Exchange of ideas/networking with your colleagues
- A strong, well-respected voice with the National Association
of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
- Membership rates to our annual conference held in various
- Web access and inclusion in the MASFAA directory at www.masfaaweb.org
- Professional and personal growth
- Involvement and training opportunities
- MASFAA Newsletter which is posted quarterly on the web
- Ability to post job vacancies on the MASFAA listserve
- About MASFAA membership?
- Regular Membership:
Limited to persons actively engaged in the administration of
student aid in post-secondary institutions located in any of
the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota,
Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
- Associate Membership:
Open to persons representing public and private agencies and
organizations concerned with or engaged in the support and/or
administration of student financial aid. Associate Membership
shall also be open to persons actively engaged in the administration
of student financial aid in post-secondary institutions in states
outside the Midwest region. Associate Members will have all
the rights and privileges of Regular Members, except they cannot
hold elected office.
- Retired Membership:
Retired membership shall be open to persons who have retired from a regular or associate membership in MASFAA. Each retired member shall be entitled to vote, to be a committee member or chairperson unless otherwise specified, and shall be encouraged to attend annual meetings, work conferences, and all other meetings of the Corporation.
- General Membership Information
- Membership in MASFAA is an individual membership, not an
institutional membership. Accordingly, membership may not be
transferred to any individual other than the person listed on
the membership application.
- Dues paid to MASFAA are not tax deductible as a charitable
contribution for federal tax purposes. "However, this expense
may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense."