Financial Aid Information
College is affordable-there are many sources to finance your education.
Financial Aid is usually based on need (finances) and/or merit (grades/test scores): depending on a family’s financial situation, you may not qualify for need-based aid; therefore look at schools that give merit-based aid.
Following are forms that will be part of the college application process in order to qualify for federal, state, and school specific aid.
-REQUIRED by all schools to determine federal money (grants) that you are eligible to
receive; can be filed as early as Oct 1 of Senior year; check with the schools you
are applying to for their FAFSA filing deadlines.
-required by some schools in order to determine how much of their private financial aid you will receive; check with the schools to which you are applying for their filing deadlines.
-website for students to register who plan to play college sports; you must register in order to know the academic requirements of the NCAA Clearinghouse