What is FAFSA?
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid and it's the form you have to fill out to receive financial aid for college. The FAFSA will ask the student's demographics, financial aid and grant eligibility, student dependency, and student and parent financial information.
- Why should I fill out the FAFSA?
Filling out the FAFSA is the only way to qualify for federal and state financial aid or grants from colleges.
- Who needs to fill out the FAFSA?
The application asks for information from both students and parents.
- How do I fill out the FAFSA?
The application can be found online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
- When should I fill out the FAFSA?
You will fill out the FAFSA during your Senior year of high school, and you will need to fill it out every year that you are seeking aid for college.