Financial Aid

It doesn't have to be scary

FAFSA - The Free Application for Federal Student Aid

The FAFSA opened on October 1st. It is best to submit your application early to have a better chance of receiving money. Federal funds can run out!

Students and ONE (1) parent must create an FSA ID before beginning the application. Go to and complete the required steps. Keep this information for future reference. You will have to use it every year to file your FAFSA.

The FAFSA can be completed at Seniors applying for college in Fall 2022 should complete the 2022-2023 application. Parents will need to import their 2020 taxes. It is best to use the "Link to IRS" option to import tax information.

Financial Aid Night

Wednesday, Oct. 27th, 6-7:30pm

2255 New Hope Road

Lawrenceville, GA

Come learn about the FAFSA, HOPE & Zell Miller Scholarships, and other financial aid resources. Parents can also sign up to receive assistance with completing the FAFSA after the presentation. Click here to sign up.

Recorded FAFSA Instructions

Our financial aid rep from GGC recorded these instructions for those who want to get started now. Click the links below to access the instructions.

English Instructions

Spanish Instructions

HOPE & Zell Miller Scholarships

The FAFSA is also the application for HOPE & Zell Miller. You can find more information about HOPE & Zell Miller on the GAfutures website -

GCPS Foundation Scholarships

The scholarship application can be found at

Students should read the criteria for each scholarship carefully.

The deadline to apply is Monday, December 6, 2021 at 5pm.

More Scholarship Resources

Students can find a list of scholarships and websites on the eClass Counseling Corner page. Students and parents can also access the list on the Archer website College & Career Page -

For any financial aid or scholarship questions, please contact Mrs. Hamilton -

AHS Counseling

College & Career - Nicole Hamilton

9th A-K - Cayla McMichael

9th L-Z - Sam Desjarlais

10th-12th A-D - Blair Park (Morton)

10th-12th E-Lee - William Maloney

10th-12th Lef-Rn - Kimberly Spence

10th-12th Ro-Z - Erin P Kilpatrick