• FINANCIAL AID

    • FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

      https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

      Here is a video on how to complete your FAFSA: Youtube FAFSA

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      Steps: 

      1. Parent and Student create a Federal Student Aid ID
      2. Gather your information: 
        1. Your Social Security Number (or Alien Registration # if you are not a U.S. citizen) 
        2. Your federal income tax returns, W-2's, and other records of money earned (NOTE: You may be able to transfer your federal tax ret87hy-=n information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool)
        3. Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable) 
        4. An FSA ID to sign electronically. (you just create this in step 1!)
      3. Begin your FAFSA (once it's complete, you will get an email in about 2 days confirming it is processed)

       

      Detroit Promise 

      The Detroit Promise offers a tuition-free path to trade, two-year and four-year credentials at 26 Michigan colleges. Many seniors who both live in Detroit and attend any high school in Detroit are already eligible.

      For more information, https://detroitpromise.com

       

      Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge (WSU)

      The Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge will provide free tuition for eligible students who either live in Detroit or graduate from a high school within the city. The initiative will potentially benefit the more than 49,000 students currently enrolled in Detroit high schools, plus thousands of city residents who are currently attending high school outside of Detroit.

      For more information, https://wayne.edu/heart-of-detroit/

       

      Michigan Student Scholarships and Grants (MISSG)

      For students to have access to the MiSSG Student Portal, they must have a current-year Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file (typically received 3-4 days after submission) or have a Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) record.  First time student users must have their Social Security number when signing up to create a username and password

      For more information, https://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid/0,4636,7-372-86868---,00.html

       

      Scholarship Resources

      Apply to scholarships. Please email us for support regarding deadlines or transcript requests. Remember to search on Naviance for scholarships as well as the ones listed below:

      www.fastweb.com

      www.raise.me

      www.goingmerry.com

       

      DCAN as a support resource more than a scholarship: https://www.detroitcan.org