UPDATES FOR OCTOBER 2020:
MATTAMUSKEET EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS!
You should all take the time to complete your FAFSA application to help you get started with your life after high school. Please review the resources below and feel free to contact our MECHS Counselor, Mary Hamrick, at 252-926-0221 or by email at email@example.com
Finish the FAFSA resources:
The US Department of Education created a FAFSA completion line-by-line walk through:
Financial Aid Tips for Students Affected by the CoronaVirus (English):
Financial Aid Tips for Students Affected by the CoronaVirus (Spanish):
Six 3-5 minute videos on key financial aid/FAFSA topics:
If you are a high school senior and have not yet completed your FAFSA, there is still time to submit. For assistance, go toto get your FSA ID (and an ID for one parent) and complete your FAFSA.
FAFSA Completion Assistance
The financial aid community is ready to assist all students with FAFSA completion. To find a financial aid contact near you, go toand click on your county. You can also find a line by-line FAFSA walk-through at .
Grants and Scholarships
Remember that your home state of North Carolina offers grants to cover higher education expenses. Grants do not have to be paid back after your graduation. The only form required is the FAFSA. To learn more about grants for North Carolina students, go to.
This is a good time to be searching for scholarships. CFNC has a long list of scholarships many of which still are open for applications. The publication, “Student Financial Aid for North Carolinians,” is also posted on the scholarship page,.
Already Completed Your FAFSA?
Remember to check the Student Aid Report (SAR) received by email after submitting your FAFSA. The SAR will provide an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) and provide instructions if there are any changes that need to be made. Go to fafsa.gov, log in with your FSA ID, on the “My FAFSA” page, select “view” my Student Aid Report (SAR).