While having a driver’s license will make filing the FAFSA easier, other forms of identification are acceptable. If you don’t have a license, a state-issued ID, which is easy to obtain, will work.
If you are in foster care or your guardian was appointed by a judge because your parents’ rights were terminated, then you can be considered a ward of the court and an independent student.
Need-based financial aid is reserved for students whose families have lower incomes and need help paying for college. Non-need-based financial aid, on the other hand, is available to most students regardless of their families' income.