Did you know that spending one hour of your time on the Free Application for Federal for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) could earn you up to $6,495 toward your college education?

The FAFSA is your gateway to federal grants, loans, and work-study. Even if you’re already thinking you may not qualify for the full amount, many colleges (including Alabama’s community colleges) still use information from a completed FAFSA to determine scholarships and other financial aid.

In 2021, the Alabama State Board of Education began requiring every graduating senior to complete the FAFSA. The ACCS is here to help! Whether you’re a student, parent, or educator – we have resources for you.

Did you know?

of students who complete the FAFSA enroll in postsecondary education the following fall
Average Pell Grant for an Alabama Student
Median Annual Tuition at ACCS colleges (based on 30 hours)
Federal student aid left on the table in Alabama last year

Check out this video to learn how the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) gives you access to grants, loans and work-study jobs that can help fund your education.

If you need help paying for college or career school, the office of Federal Student Aid can assist you with getting the money you need. Check out this video to learn about grants, loans, and work-study jobs and how they can help fund your education.