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FAFSA

FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid

The following videos, images, and links will help you apply for and learn more about FAFSA.

STEP 1 - Create an FSA ID (Both the student AND parent MUST have this to fill out and submit a FAFSA. If the parent already has one, he/she does not need to apply for another one.) - fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

 

 

STEP 2 - FAFSA's official website (Use this website to complete and submit your FAFSA) - fafsa.ed.gov 

 

                          Parent

 

  • Am I an Independent or Dependent Student for FAFSA? (Use this graphic to help determine if you are an independent of dependent student for FAFSA purposes)

                          independent

2020-21 FAFSA Web Worksheet (Use for Fall 2020, Spring 2021, & Summer 2021) – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/2020-21-fafsa-worksheet.pdf

2021-22 FAFSA Web Worksheet (Use for Fall 2021 & Spring 2022) – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/2021-22-fafsa-worksheet.pdf

Federal Student Aid website - studentaid.ed.gov/sa/resources

Student Loans & Loan Forgiveness - www2.ed.gov/fund/grants-college.html?src=pn

Grants - www2.ed.gov/fund/grants-apply.html?src=image

FinAid! - www.finaid.org

College For All Texans - http://www.collegeforalltexans.com

Frost Bank Educational Loan Information – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/frost_bank_interest_free_educational_loan_fund.pdf


FAFSA Meeting Information: Midwestern State University FAFSA Video (Fall 2020) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUFhe1j3XY0&feature=youtu.be 


HELPFUL ARTICLES CONCERNING FINANCIAL AID:

What Happens After Submitting the FAFSA? - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/2016/11/07/what-happens-after-submitting-the-fafsa/#more-8160

Comparing Different Types of Financial Aid (English) – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/financial_aid_article.docx

Comparing Different Types of Financial Aid (Spanish) – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/financial_aid_article_spanish_version.docx

Paying Off Your Student Loans – https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/2018/08/24/paying-off-your-student-loans/#more-40603