How to Answer FAFSA Question #21: Gender

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21. Are you male or female?  See Notes page 9.
  • Male
  • Female

Why are they asking this information?

You are asked to answer about your gender in this question as a way to determine whether or not you are legally required to register for Selective Service.

How to answer this question / fill out this section

Answer this question “Male” or “Female” with reference to your gender assignment at birth.


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