Financial Aid Information



We always do our best to provide FREE resources. 
Please beware of paid services! 


We are here to help! Please consider attending our Financial Aid Night and/or Work Session(s) to assist you! 

Financial Aid Night - November 6th - 6:30 PM - Westwood High School

Financial Aid Work Session(s)*

Wednesday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m.
 in Room 206 at Negaunee High School

Wednesday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 200 at Ishpeming High School

Monday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Media Center at Westwood High School

* Please bring the following documents with you if attending a work session
- Student social security number (MUST be entered correctly!)
- Parent social security number (MUST be entered correctly!)
- Drivers license number
- Alien Registration number if not a US Citizen
- 2016 federal tax information or tax returns including IRS W-2 information for student and parent
- Records of untaxed income such as child support, interest income and veterans non-education benefits
- Information on cash, savings and checking account balances, investments, stocks and bonds, real estate (not including the home where you live), business and farm assets

Make EVERY EFFORT to create an FSA ID prior to coming to the work night. 
Click HERE to access the site and register.

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FAFSA website

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It is important that you register with the State of Michigan Office of Scholarships and Grants Student Portal to ensure any State level programs direct the money to the proper source: www.michigan.gov/missg

Michigan has it's own Office of Scholarships and Grants that provides information on several programs on their website. Click HERE for the Programs at a Glance website. This is a valuable website!!! It has programs based on financial situations, family situations, career choices and much more! 

Students in foster care situations can find opportunities from the State of Michigan by clicking HERE and also from Education and Training Vouchers by clicking HERE

Students from a Native American Heritage can find opportunities for the Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver HERE


Federal Aid Programs ordering site

Sallie Mae Financial Aid site

Best Schools offers a FAFSA guide at: http://www.bestschools.com/fafsa/

For Private Loans, we encourage you to do a lot of research and visit area credit unions and banks. There is also info online at   eStudent Loan for information on Private Loan searches.