Financial Aid and Scholarships

Local Scholarship Application Form

Local scholarship applications only for Redford Union seniors will be available online in March of 2017.

 FAFSA

Seniors and their parents need to fill out the FAFSA between October 1st and March 1st of their senior year.  The FAFSA must be filled out each year that a student attends college to receive financial aid.  Click the link below to connect to the FAFSA website. 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Video DocumentFAFSA overview (video)

Video DocumentHow to fill out the FAFSA (video)

The student and parent will both need a FAFSA ID and password to sign and submit the FAFSA form.  You may request a FAFSA ID at anytime at the following website:

FAFSA ID Website

Assistance with filling out the FAFSA is available at Michigan College Goal. 

College Goal-Free FAFSA filing

Step by step help is available at:

http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/fafsa/

 

NEVER PAY FOR FINANCIAL AID OR SCHOLARSHIPS!!!  BEWARE THAT THERE ARE MANY SCAMS OUT THERE ASKING YOU TO PAY A FEE WHEN IT IS SOMETHING THAT SHOULD BE FREE. 

Seniors! Start Filling Out Financial Aid Info

The sooner the better! Talk to your counselors and get info on what you need to do and how to do it.. It is very important that you learn all you need to know about loans, scholarships, and financial aid. See your counselors if you have any questions. THEY'RE THERE TO HELP! They have a bunch of booklets, brochures, pamphlets, and guides to tell you all you need to know about Financial Aid and Loans. You'll learn what you need, how to get it and where! They also have a list of several scholarships available that just about anyone and everyone can apply for. Also see our scholarship page.

Get free on-site professional assistance filling out the Free Application for FAFSA. Check out the site for your state and fine out where you need to go or call to get help paying for college. See website http://www.collegegoalsundayusa.org/ and click on the map.

Word DocumentHelpful Websites for College and Financial Aid

Free scholarships search engine available at www.fastweb.com and www.studentscholarships.org and at http://www.affordablecolleges.com/  and at http://www.collegescholarships.org/financial-aid/  and at https://scholarships.uncf.org/  and at https://scholarshipamerica.org/what-we-do/students-parents/open-scholarships/

 

Free institution scholarship search available at www.meritaid.com

Michigan Department of Treasury offers information and services to save money for college tuition and has information regarding student financial aid.  Click the link below for information.

Michigan Options for Tuition Savings

Minority Scholarship Information