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Financial Aid Night 2022
The EHS Financial Aid Night was held on September 29th for the Class of 2023. This provides helpful information regarding the 2023-2024 FAFSA.

HESAA FAFSA Completion Workshops
It is already that time of year when the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is released - Oct. 1st. HESAA (Higher Education Student Assistance Authority) invites the Class of 2023 and their parents/guardians to join online for a FAFSA Completion Workshop or a NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application Workshop (for NJ Dreamers). Students and parents can join these free, online workshops to learn how to submit their FAFSA application. You do need to apply for an FSA ID which serves as an electronic signature on the FAFSA application. Request an FSA ID now and be all set for the completing the 2023-2024 FAFSA.

Workshops begin at 6pm and you must register via their website:
FAFSA Completion Workshops - Oct. 26th, Nov. 16th, Dec. 15th
NJ Alternative Financial Aid Workshops - Oct. 27th, Nov. 17th, Dec. 16th

How to Create a FSA ID
The student and parent must create a FSA ID in order to "sign" the FAFSA application before submitting.

8 Steps How to Apply for Federal/State Aid

Step-By-Step Guide on 2023-2024 FAFSA Completion

New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application
The New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application allows NJ Dreamers enrolled in eligible NJ colleges and universities to apply for state financial aid. For eligibility criteria and to apply, please visit the HESAA website.

Guaranteed Scholarships - Resource for Scholarships
A resource to find scholarships guaranteed by nearly 100 colleges to students who meet the individual listed criteria for each. No essays, projects, recommendations or other secondary criteria are required. And, in almost all cases, there are no limits to the number of scholarships awarded. Students who meet the published criteria for a scholarship and attend the college offering it receive it.

NJ Community College Opportunity Grant
CCOG (Community College Opportunity Grant) - a program for students whose parents have income of 65K or lower may be eligible for a grant to their community college, MCC is one of the participating community colleges. For additional information, please visit their website.

FAFSAhttps://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA):http://www.hesaa.org/

HESAA Hotline(609) 584-4480 or 1(800) 792-8670
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm; Friday 8am-5pm

FinAidhttp://www.finaid.org/  

Financial Aid Glossary
FAFSA, net price, priority date — you may come across some unfamiliar terms as you start looking into and applying for financial aid. Here is a glossary to help you make sense of it all!

Plan for College - Resources and information on planning for the cost of  college.