What is the FAFSA?

To apply for federal student aid, such as federal grants, work-study, and loans, you need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free and easier than ever, and it gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for college or career school.

In addition, many states and colleges use your FAFSA information to determine your eligibility for state and school aid, and some private financial aid providers may use your FAFSA information to determine whether you qualify for their aid.

If you are a graduating senior this year, and planning, or even considering going to college or trade school next year, you will want to fill out the 2023/24 FAFSA when it opens up on October 1st.

In the meantime check these brief videos for A FAFSA Overview and Types of Financial Aid.

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