IMPORTANT: FAFSA now opens October 1st!
The most commonly cited barrier to postsecondary education is college affordability. Along with being socially and academically ready, it is equally important that all students have access to the funds. Here are scholarships and information about financial aid to help get over this barrier.
Students can also see Ms. Zeffero, who will help students find scholarships that directly relate to them and help them apply. Below are websites to create accounts and there are scholarships posted.
Click the links below to be directed to scholarship websites:
Scholarships to Consider:
Community Foundation for Muskegon County
Women's Division Chamber of Commerce
FAFSA OPENS OCTOBER 1ST!
Here are some financial aid website links that may be helpful to students. Remember that FAFSA now opens October 1, 2021, and students can start making an account for this. If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to ask. Parents and students want to start making a Financial Aid ID which allows you to apply for FAFSA. Click here for more info on how to create one.
What do you need to do now before October 1st?
More information on your ID that you need to create:
Guide to Financial Student Aid
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Financial Aid Resources
Video: 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA
The Tuition Incentive Program
TIP provides financial aid for students from low-income families.
Click here to read more about TIP and learn about eligibility.
The Federal Pell Grant is awarded to undergraduate students and will be notified if granted, once you fill out FAFSA and apply to the college you will be going to. The amount of money you will receive depends on your financial need, the cost of attendance if you are a full-time or part-time student, and your plans to attend school for a full academic year or less. For more information on the Pell Grant, click here.