May 21, 2024

GCHS To Hold Financial Aid Workshops Wednesday and Thursday

Garden City, KS(westernkansasnews.com) Garden City High School will hold a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshops during parent teacher conferences on February 21st from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. and February 22nd from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. The meetings will be held in the Arts and Communication Computer Lab in Room 202. The workshops will provide information to students and parents about federal financial aid for college or vocational-technical school.

Students wanting to start on the application will need to bring the following information. It includes: social security card, driver’s license, permanent resident receipt, 2016 income tax return, records of child support paid, records of taxable earnings from Federal Work-Study or other need-based work programs. Records of student grant, scholarship and fellowship aid, including AmeriCorps awards, that was included in your (or your parents) AGI, current business and farm records, current bank statement, separate, personal e-mail address for student and parent (not a school issued account).

Students will get help creating a FAFSA ID and the procedure in completing the FAFSA. The FAFSA is the basis for nearly all university and college financial assistance. The representative will also help answer questions on financial aid.