Financial Aid Support
Have a senior? Starting this school year, all students must submit a financial aid application to graduate. Every year, billions of financial aid dollars go unclaimed. And in Texas, students miss out on roughly $300 million in grants (free money) each year by simply not enrolling in college.
Texas’ new graduation requirement gives students an extra push to get these funds and pursue education or training after high school.
Families play an important role in the financial aid process. Not only do students benefit from motivation at home, but many students will need to report parental information on their application.
While applying for financial aid can seem confusing, we’ve gathered some tools and resources to help you through the process. Keep reading to find out how you can best support your student this school year.
To the Left is a PDF with a workbook going through FAFSA and has many helpful links.
Introduction to FAFSA
Step 1: Create a FAFSA ID:
Whether you’re a student, parent, or borrower, you’ll need to create your own account to complete federal student aid tasks.