FWCS - FAFSA (Financial Aid | Federal Student Aid)

FAFSA KICK-OFF

GET HELP FILLING OUT THE FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)!

Saturday, October 17, 2020

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

FWCS Family & Community Engagement Center

230 Douglas Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46802

*  Free Assistance completing the FAFSA form

*  Scholarship information

*  Register for a $50 Visa Gift Card drawing

 

ABOUT FAFSA

DON’T PAY MORE FOR COLLEGE

Students and families can begin filing the FAF$A on October 1, 2020 at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Completing the FAF$A (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) allows you to have access to state and federal financial aid, school scholarships and grants.

The College and Career Readiness Team will assist you and your family in completing the FAF$A. We will launch the FWCS FAF$A COMPLETION with a kick-off event on Saturday, October 17th from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Students and their parents MUST schedule an appointment to receive FREE FAFSA assistance.

Can’t make the kick-off event? We will host monthly FAF$A COMPLETION DAYS (by appointment ONLY) at the Family and Community Engagement Center located at 230 East Douglas Avenue from Noon – 7:00 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, October 28
  • Wednesday, November 11   
  • Wednesday, December 16
  • Wednesday, January 20
  • Wednesday, February 17                   
  • Wednesday, March 17              
  • Wednesday, April 14

WHAT TO BRING

STUDENTS

Please be sure that you are prepared with the following information:

  • Student FSA ID to sign electronically https://fsaid.ed.gov/
  • Student’s Social Security Number
  • Student’s Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
  • Your 2019 federal income tax returns, W-2’s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool)
  • Bank Statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • Names of College or Universities you are considering

PARENTS

Please be sure that you are prepared with the following information:

  • Parent FSA ID to sign electronically https://fsaid.ed.gov/
  • Parents’ Social Security Number
  • Parents’ 2019 federal income tax returns, W-2’s and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool)
  • Bank Statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)

READY TO SIGN UP?

Appointment Required

Call or email Karen Kill, College & Career Readiness/Gear Up Secretary at 260.467.7287 or karen.kill@fwcs.k12.in.us 

FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED!