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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


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. 

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

- 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