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 FASFA Free Application for Federal Student Aid (STUDENT FINANCIAL AID)

The CHS Counseling Department is excited to host two financial aid events this year.
Download a copy of the most recent Financial Aid presentation 


FINANCIAL AID 101 ~ an annual CHS presentation for parents of Juniors and Seniors in the fall. 

FINANCIAL AID 101 is an annual presentation for parents of juniors and seniors that will provide a basic understanding of state and federal student aid programs as well as other sources of financial aid that can help make higher education more affordable for families.  

WHEN:  Tuesday November 14th at 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Chelsea High School Media Center

PRESENTER:  

Seniors planning to attend college and who plan to apply for financial aid need to file the FAFSA (Federal Application for Financial Aid)


FAFSA COMPLETION WORKSHOP ~ (hands on workshop to assist completing the FAFSA form)

  • FAFSA COMPLETION WORKSHOP will provide parents and students the opportunity to complete the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). 
  • Staff from the Michigan Department of Treasury will be on hand to walk you through the application, answer questions, and provide individual assistance. 
  • All students considering pursuing college or a trade or certificate program should complete a FAFSA each year they attend school. 
  • Completion of the FAFSA determines a student's eligibility to receive federal student aid. 
  • Think you don't qualify?  Many colleges require students to fill out the FAFSA to qualify for merit-based scholarships.

Emily Hurtado-Arboleda MI Student Aid - Outreach Analyst will work with parents to complete the FAFSA application. 

WHEN:     TBD
WHERE:  CHS Computer Lab, Room 301 (Located near the Commons)
PRESENTER:  Emily Hurtado-Arboleda MI Student Aid - Outreach Analyst
                          Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning of the Michigan Department of Treasury

WHAT TO BRING: 
- Social Security Number (Student and Parent)
- Driver's License Number (if you have one)
- Alien Registration Number if you are not a U.S. citizen
- 2021 Federal tax returns, W-2's, and other records of money earned (Student and Parent)
- Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
- Banking statements and records of investments (if applicable)

Emily Hurtado-Arboleda
MI Student Aid - Outreach Analyst
Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning
Michigan Department of Treasury
Office: 517-241-0097
hurtadoarboledae@michigan.gov