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FAFSA/Financial Aid

Financial Aid/FAFSA Meeting

  • Wednesday October 19 at 12:15 pm — Olivia High School Media Center
  • Seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend
  • Southwest Minnesota State University will be presenting information that night on filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will be the method most seniors will use to pay for college. Financial aid consists of scholarships, loans, grants, and work-study which is a program that allows students to work on campus.

FAFSA (get help to pay for college)

  • Provides grants, loans and work-study funds for college or career school
  • Seniors and senior parents: remember to fill out the free FAFSA
  • Create a FSA ID
  • Both one parent and student need a FSA ID to sign the FAFSA application
  • Complete the free application for Federal Student Aid which is available October 1st of the year for which you are applying
  • At FAFSA website print off FAFSA on the web worksheet or stop in the counselor’s office for a copy. This will assist you in completing the online application.
  • Apply ASAP and make sure to meet school determined priority dates
  • Be sure to contact the financial aid office at the college you are applying if you need help completing the application

Other Financial Aid Websites

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