|By completing the FAFSA application, |
you are applying for federal and state
grants, student loans and work study.
You will find more information regarding
the different types of funding under
Types of Aid
To sign a FAFSA online, a PIN (Personal Identification Number) is required. For dependent students, a parent will also need a PIN number. Students and parents may obtain a PIN at
Step 2: The FAFSA Application
Federal School Code: 009744
The FAFSA determines if a student is eligible to receive state and/or federal funding.
The FAFSA application is an on-line process at
You can complete a
FAFSA on the Web Worksheet
first to help you complete the on-line application, this recommended but it is not required.
Once the Department of Education (DOE) has processed the application, the student will receive a Student Aid Report. This is a record of the FAFSA application, not the financial aid award.
The Expected Family Contribution (EFC) listed on the SAR is derived from the information listed on the FAFSA. It measures the family's financial strength to determine eligibility for student aid.
During the application process, the student may be selected for Verification. We will request the appropriate documentation, if necessary.
Apply for admission to an aid-eligible program (Associate Degree or Technical Diploma). Certificates and apprenticeships are not eligible programs.
Meet program entry requirements as determined by the academic counselor before the start of the term and have an admitted status into the requested program
Be a U.S. citizen, a National or a permanent resident of the United States
Demonstrate financial need as determined by FVTC's Financial Aid Office using the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) application results
Not be in default on any educational loan and/or owe any repayment of grants to Fox Valley Technical College or any previously attended educational institution
Be in compliance with Selective Service
Be enrolled in courses and establish proper credit status prior to the
Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the FVTC's Financial Aid
Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAPP)
- Required for dependent student to establish independent status