The FIRST STEP before you go to FAFSA
Students, parents, and borrowers are required to use an FSA ID, made up of a username and password, to access certain U.S. Department of Education websites. Your FSA ID is used to confirm your identity when accessing your financial aid information and electronically signing your federal student aid documents.
Create an FSA ID now! https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
Get help paying for college
Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) www.fafsa.ed.gov
Most colleges require that you complete the FAFSA.
Check with your preferred colleges to find out about other scholarship applications and deadlines.