Filing the FAFSA adds up to $$$$$ for college. Attend our FAFSA completion night in the high school auditorium for help completing your FAFSA. Check back for date.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the key to accessing most financial aid for college. Learn everything you need to know about completing the FAFSA in less than 2 hours.
You must complete the FAFSA to qualify for:
Federal and most state grants, scholarships, low-cost student loans, and work-study programs
Pennsylvania State Grant Program
Many school-based student aid programs
Make sure you know your individual financial aid deadlines. They can vary by your school, location, program of study, and more.
The FAFSA can be completed after October 1 of your senior year
For the Pennsylvania State Grant, the deadline is May 1 for degree programs.
IMPORTANT! Even if you miss a deadline, still complete and submit the FAFSA. There may be the possibility of late awards.
Can't make the FAFSA completion night? Find a free FAFSA Completion Help Event(click here). Visit your school's financial aid website or contact the Financial Aid Office and then visit fafsa.ed.gov.
Visit PHEAA's FAFSA FAQ click here to answer questions you may have.