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Financial Aid

The WITC Financial Aid office assists students by awarding financial aid to help pay education-related expenses. Financial aid is available from federal, state, and private resources. There are four primary types of financial aid programs: grants, scholarships, loans and federal work-study.

Refer to the Department of Education Federal Student Aid Guide for a comprehensive overview of the federal programs.

How to Apply

If you would like to receive financial aid, you will need to apply for financial aid at least 12 weeks before the start of the semester you are planning to attend. Otherwise, you may miss out on receiving available grant money. We highly recommend that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at least 12 weeks prior to the semester starting to ensure that your financial aid is processed before classes start. 

To apply for financial aid, you will need to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. You will need to sign your FAFSA online with your pin number.  If you are a dependent student, you and a parent will need to sign the FAFSA online with a pin number.  Students and parents may obtain a pin number at www.pin.ed.gov.  Apply for financial aid at least six months before you expect to enroll.

The WITC Federal School Code is 011824.

Get organized. To simplify filling out the FAFSA, gather the following documents and other information and have them with you when you are completing your FAFSA:

If you are a dependent student (under the age of 24, single, no dependents, and you are not a veteran) you will also need your parents' Federal Tax Returns and income information.

FAFSA Resource

Visit this online tutorial for the "Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA," a guide for students to successfully complete the free application for Federal Student Aid.

You may also want to visit this online tutorial for the "IRS Data Retrieval Tool," a guide for students to update tax information on the free application for Federal Student Aid.


WITC's Federal School Code is 011824

Resource Links

2013-14 WITC Financial Aid Guide

Apply for Financial Aid (FAFSA)

Apply for a Pin Number

Fastweb Scholarship Database

Request Copies of Federal Tax Returns

Scholarships

Selective Service Information

Student Loan Information

SSN & Benefit Information

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