How you apply for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) has changed.
The majority of schools require all students to submit a FAFSA in order to attend. (Not all schools do, but check with your intended college's Office of Financial Aid.
You can start (and complete) your application now, instead of waiting until after taxes have been submitted in January. While the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation does NOT require you to submit your FAFSA, many local organizations do.
APPLY FOR THE FAFSA TODAY!
Applications for scholarships from the Community Foundation will be available starting January 15.