CCRC Workshops at WHIS

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WHIS will be participating in Hawaii P-20's Cash for College Challenge!  This challenge encourages ALL families to complete the FAFSA (for current 12th grade students).  If we increase our FAFSA completion numbers by 5% from last year (we need at least 70 families to complete the FAFSA by March 15, 2019), the senior class will win $500 to use towards senior year events such as graduation and prom.  Additional cash prizes will be awarded to schools with highest FAFSA completion rates and largest percentage point increase from the previous year.

Even if you aren't thinking of attending college as your first choice for after high school, please complete the FAFSA as a back-up plan so you will have some financial help if you decide last minute to attend.  This will also help increase our percentage of completion and will help to earn money for your senior year events!

If you attend one of our FAFSA Completion Workshops here at WHIS, not only will you receive assistance from a financial aid officer to help complete the FAFSA, but you will be entered to win 2 ADDITIONAL WHIS GRADUATION TICKETS (one entry per family in attendance; 12th grade families only)!!! 

You may also complete the FAFSA from the comfort of your own home.  WHIS will still earn credit for your completion of the FAFSA because the application will ask for the name of your high school.

The FAFSA IS NOW OPEN, but be sure that both student AND parent create an FSA ID BEFORE completing the FAFSA.  The earlier you complete the FAFSA, the more money will be available for your aid.

See below for FAFSA information and FAFSA completion workshops at WHIS.

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS at WHIS

Need help completing the FAFSA?
November 29, 2018
Walk-in anytime between 4:30pm - 6pm
Open to parents and students in grade 12 (PLEASE BRING YOUR DOCUMENTS; see below)
WHIS Library
BE ENTERED TO WIN 2 ADDITIONAL WHIS GRADUATION TICKETS IF YOU ATTEND! 
(one entry per family)


Basic Financial Aid and Scholarship Information
April 4, 2019
5pm - 6pm
Open to parents and students in grades 9-11 
WHIS Library


DON'T FORGET YOUR DOCUMENTS!

Don't forget to bring these documents with you or have them by you when you complete the FAFSA online.


 To complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will need:

·         Your Social Security number


·         Your parents’ Social Security numbers if you are a dependent student


·         Your driver's license (if applicable)


·         Your Alien Registration number or permanent resident card - if you are not a U.S. citizen


·         2017 Federal tax information or tax returns including IRS W-2 information, for you and for your

            parents (both parents, if married) if you are a dependent student: 

                    -IRS 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ

                    -Foreign tax return

                    -Tax return for Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Marshall

                Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or Palau


·         Records of your untaxed income, such as child support received, interest income, and veterans

            non-education benefits, for you and for your parents if you are a dependent student


·         Information and records for (if applicable):

                    -Worker's compensation

                    -Cash, savings, and checking account balances - current bank statements

                    -Business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stocks, bonds,

                        and other investment records


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