FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)
In October of a student's senior year, the FAFSA application opens for student's and their families. This is the application that you will file to potentially receive a federal financial aid award offer. These resources will assist you and your family in completing the FAFSA.
Please see Mrs. Malfara in room 276 to sign up for 1:1 FAFSA Tuesday Session!
* In order to complete the FAFSA, you must have the following items with you for the meeting:
- Social Security numbers for the parents and students (students with SSNs whose parents are non-citizens can still apply)
- Student's alien registration/permanent resident card number (if the student is not a U.S. citizen)
- Birthdates for the parents and student
- Income statements (W-2s, 1099s, etc.) or information to help estimate earnings
- Federal income tax return (IRS Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) for the parents and student (if the parents and/or student are tax filers)
- Information on any untaxed income (i.e. child support, payments to tax-deffered plans, workers' compensation, disability, etc.)
- Checking and savings account balances for the parents and student
- Other asset information including net worth of stocks, bonds, CDs, secondary homes or rental/investment properties, and other investments
- Other investments include: trust funds, money market funds, Florida pre-paid, mutual funds, stock options, other securities, commodoties, 529 college savings plans, the refund value of 529 prepaid tuition plans, etc.
- A list of colleges the student is applying to - up to 10 can be listed on the FAFSA at one time (more can be added after the initial application is processed)