FAFSA/FINANCIAL AID

Anyone planning to attend postsecondary education should file a FAFSA at www.FAFSA.ed.gov  to determine federal and state aid,  institutional aid such as scholarship opportunities.


JUNIORS & SENIORS AND PARENTS.....

A Financial Aid Night Presentation will be held in the High School Computer Lab 135 on 
November 30, 2017 at 5:30pm.  
Amy Sloan, PHEAA representative will speak on the types of financial aid, how to apply for them and give comments and suggestions to navigate this process. A FAFSA Completion session will follow so bring the following documents in order to leave with your FAFSA completed:
Documents needed for student and your parent if you are a dependent
Social Security numbers and driver’s license number if you have one
Your Alien Registration number if you are not a U.S. citizen
2016 Federal tax information* or tax returns including IRS W-2 information, for you and for your parents if you are a dependent student:
IRS 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ – Can do IRS Data retrieval if filed taxes
Records of untaxed income, such as child support received, interest income, and veterans non-education benefits
Information on cash; savings and checking account balances; investments, including stocks and bonds and real estate but not including the home in which you live; and business and farm assets 

Last years presentation slides are attached at the bottom of this page for you to view if you attended and would like a copy or if you were unable to attend.


SENIORS AND PARENTS-Class of 2018.....

*FAFSA  Completion Workshop -
 *Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Cranberry High School - Library
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
OR
Clarion University - Carlson Library, BI Lab, 2nd Floor
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Pre-registration is required
Please call 814-393-2071 or 1-888-522-6487 to register

Families should bring their 2016 income tax information, asset information, social security numbers, driver's license number, and your questions to receive assistance in completing your FAFSA.  Computers will be available for online filing.  The FAFSA deadline for Pennsylvania is May 1 and many schools have earlier deadlines for institutional aid.  

**NOTE:  If possible, please create your FSA ID at fsaid.ed.gov before arriving.  It is suggested you do this process prior to attending the FAFSA completion workshop as creating security questions and answers may be time consuming.  A separate ID for parent and student is needed.  

     
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Rosary Pennington,
Nov 8, 2016, 8:09 AM