Completing and submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the single most important thing you can do to get assistance paying for college.
You Must File Every Year!
Every year, the federal government awards about $150 billion in the form of grants, work-study funds, and low-interest loans to help millions of students pay for college. But you have to file your FAFSA every year. Don't get left out!
Deadline - March 15
Sunday, March 15: This Priority Deadline applies to all students. Filing by March 15 gives you priority level for institutional financial aid. IE: Federal Work Study, Perkins Loans, Resident Grants, etc.
Where Do I File?
Go to FAFSA.ED.GOV to file.
Check out this 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA website for a guide to filing.