Seniors, you may fill out the FAFSA for college on or after Oct. 1st, 2022. You should fill out your FAFSA as early as possible to maximize the amount of financial aid you may qualify for. Career Center FAFSA Info pageHefar Presentation: The Hefar Group is a non-profit company dedicated to helping families plan for college and make education more affordable for everyone. They will teach you how to lower your EFC on the FAFSA.When: Sept. 8thWhere: WFHS Room 199Time: 6:00-7:00PMRegister hereCollege and Career FairWhen: Sept. 14Where: Higley High SchoolTime: 5:00-7:00 PMMore info to comeNational College FairWhen: Oct. 23Where: Phoenix Convention CenterTime: 11:00-3:00ACT Test Prep SeminarWhen: Nov. 9-10Where: WFHS Room 199Time: Both days from 3:00-5:30 PMCost: $99Register hereTri-University Events: Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona are coming together to ensure you and your family are well informed about the opportunities and resources available to you to pay for college. You are able to register and view events from Aug. 10th.Phoenix Public Library offers free online courses to assist with the college process. Check them out here: College Depot Courses.Arizona Promise Program
What is the Arizona Promise Program?
- The Arizona Promise Program provides financial assistance for students whose federal Pell grants or other financial aid don’t cover the cost of college tuition and fees.
- The award amount is up to the actual cost of in-state tuition, mandatory fees and program fees after other financial aid.
- Qualifying students are guaranteed their tuition, mandatory fees and program fees will be fully covered.
Who is eligible for the Arizona Promise Program?
To qualify, a student must:
______________________________________________________________________________________________Please register to attend any of the college presentations below. If you register, I will have a pass sent to your class as a reminder. You may scan the QR code on the TV, stop by the Career Center or email me to register, email@example.com.College visits will be scheduled soon._________________________________________________________________________________________Top Five Things for Seniors to Do Before January 1st. Read article hereEMPLOYMENTThere are many places looking to hire, such as grocery stores, swim schools and restaurants. You can apply online. New postions available are posted on the job board and TV by the Career Center and on the TV in the cafeteria.Check your emailsMake sure you are logging onto your university/college student portal. Important emails and updates are being sent. If you don't log on, you could be missing out on vital information for the fall and spring.ScholarshipsThere are a number of scholarships available. This is a perfect time to work on them. Use the Scholarship Search Engines to complete a profile and look for scholarships, see Scholarship site.Seniors: Email Mrs. Wise your letters of acceptance and scholarship offers. Even if you are not attending that college!Volunteer: Volunteering enhances your resume and lots of scholarships require community service. Click Volunteer Info on the left for organizations.
- Be an Arizona resident.
- Graduate from an Arizona high school with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
- Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 1 of senior year of high school.
- Qualify for the maximum federal Pell Grant; timely complete the FAFSA application each year for renewal.
- Be admitted and enroll as a first-time, full-time, on-campus degree seeking student at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, or the University of Arizona, in the fall semester immediately following high school graduation. (Some gaps in enrollment, such as for military service, may be allowed. Please check with the universities.)