All students must fill out the FAFSA even if you think your family will not qualify. Some schools…Murray for example, will not give you scholarship money unless you complete the FAFSA. Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only way to receive grants and loans. You can also go to www.finaid.org for more information on various types of financial aid. You will be applying for financial aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Money runs out quickly. You may start completing the FAFSA October 1st.
In order to fill out the FAFSA, you must have a FSA ID. You can get this number at https://fsaid.ed.gov. Both one parent or guardian and the student must have this number. Please go ahead and apply for this number now so that you are ready to fill out the FAFSA on Oct. 1. KEEP THIS NUMBER IN A SAFE LOCATION BECAUSE YOU WILL USE IT YEAR AFTER YEAR FOR THE FAFSA.