ATTENTION High School Seniors! Deadlines are approaching!
You can't get scholarships without completing the FAFSA! And now, you can win prizes just for applying for the Promise Scholarship AND filing the FAFSA by March 1st, 2021. (Just apply and prize winners are selected automatically.)
FAFSA Application: Fill out your FAFSA here: fafsa.ed.gov
Promise Scholarship Application: Apply for the Promise Scholarship here: http://educationalliance.org/contest/
College and Financial Aid Counseling: Sign up for text alerts from the College Foundation of West Virginia (cfwv) here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/P7VJ8F5
Need help? Contact your child’s school counselor, or call West Virginia’s financial aid hotline: 1-877-987-7664, or email them here: https://secure.cfwv.com/home/help/talk_to_us.aspx
Want to see how we're doing? You can track your school's FAFSA Completion Rate! Tell your friends; let's get this done! https://www.cfwvconnect.com/financial-aid-outreach/fafsa-completion-rates/
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)
The 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) launched on October 1. Students who plan to attend college between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022, should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible . The form can be completed online at StudentAid.gov on a desktop or mobile device.
The ONLY way to apply for federal student aid is to fill out the FAFSA: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. To complete the application on your phone, use the myStudentAid Mobile App.
Complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.gov.
College Foundation of West Virginia Txt 4 Success
Class of 2021 The College Foundation of West Virginia has a free service to provide students with college and financial aid counseling through text messages. Students who are thinking of enrolling in college in 2021 may sign up to receive the texts. Text messages will provide reminders about important deadlines. Plus, students can text our number at any time to receive free help from a college-planning professional! SIGN UP TODAY!
Marion County Financial Aid Resources
West Virginia Financial Aid Resources
WV Higher Education Commission - Financial Aid 101 Webinar: (Source: Alex Eddy, Fairmont Senior High School)
WV Higher Education Policy Commission PowerPoint (for download): wvhepcfinancialaid101-aeddy.pptx
See your school counselor for more information on other scholarships, including:
Scholarships specific to the school you plan to attend