Fort Dodge Community School District

Sign Up for TK - 5th Grade Conferences on October 22 and 24

Important Information for Seniors 

Next Steps for Seniors - Senior Meetings, FAFSA Completion, Scholarships and More

SENIOR MEETINGS:

September 26 - 5:00 p.m. Location - FDSH LMC

October 1 - 4:00 p.m. Location - FDSH LMC

October 15 - 12:00 p.m. Location - FDSH LMC

October 29 - 6:00 p.m. Location - FDSH LMC

November 7 - 4:00 p.m. Location - FDSH LMC

Senior Students/Parents are invited to attend one of the dates listed above to receive information including: high school transcript, senior schedule, senior timeline, college planning materials, scholarship resources, and financial aid information.

BEFORE THE FAFSA:

Students and Parents both need a FSA ID usernames and passwords

Create FSA IDs at https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

A CHECKLIST OF WHAT TO BRING WITH WHEN FILING THE FAFSA

Student:

  • Social Security Number
  • Driver's License
  • 2018 W-2 Forms and other records of money earned
  • 2018 Federal Income Tax Return
  • Current bank (checking & savings) statements


Parents:

  • Social Security Number
  • Driver's License
  • 2018 W-2 Forms and other records of money earned
  • 2018 Federal Income Tax Return
  • 2018 untaxed income records
  • Social Security
  • Temporary Assistance for Families showing need
  • Welfare
  • Veterans benefits records
  • Current bank (checking & savings) statements
  • Current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond and other investment records

ADDITIONAL FAFSA INFORMATION

Iowa Central will assist anyone, regardless of what college a student is planning to attend, in filing the FAFSA

http://www.iowacentral.edu/financial_aid/

FIND MONEY FOR COLLEGE

Federal Student Aid - https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

Fast Web - Scholarship Search - https://www.fastweb.com/

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

We are working to get our Local Scholarships updated.  Please check back later.

 

Virtual College Tours

Scholarships

Understanding Federal Aid, Grants & Scholarships

Transcript Request

LendEDU Financial Aid/Scholarships/Student Loans 101 Course (opens new window):  this  free course for incoming and current college students teaches about financial aid, scholarships, and student loans.The course contains 4 main sections with 22 short lectures and embedded videos teaching students about options to help pay for college. ‚Äč

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