¡FAFSA Fiesta!

Food, Friends, Family, and FAFSA!

YOU CAN GET MONEY FOR COLLEGE!

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and CSS Profile are both open on October 1st this year! Beacon of Hope is hosting a ¡FAFSA Fiesta! on Tuesday, October 11th for families to complete the forms with expert assistance from local college financial aid representatives. This event is an open house format from 5:30-8pm. If you need money for college, we hope to see you there!


WHAT DO STUDENTS AND PARENTS NEED TO COMPLETE FINANCIAL AID FORMS?

  • Social Security Number
  • Date of Birth
  • 2015 Tax Information
  • Untaxed Income and Assets, if applicable
  • FSA ID (electronic signature for FAFSA)


If applying to UVA, W&L, Richmond, or William & Mary, scroll down for CSS Profile details.

FAFSA Overview
FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents

COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID AND APPLICATION PREVIEW NIGHT

The ECG Counseling Department and Beacon of Hope invite all 9th-12th grade parents to join us in the Marie Waller Lecture Hall on Tuesday, October 4th to learn about college financial aid and the application process. The evening will be divided into two sections as outlined below:


6-7pm: Financial Aid Planning (FAFSA, CSS Profile, Grants, Scholarships, Work Study, & more!)


7-8pm: College Application Process