Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid

The most common type of financial aid is in the form of Federal Financial Aid. There are several programs offered. Students who wish to apply for federal financial aid must meet the eligibility requirements for the program they wish to participate in. 
Eligibility for federal programs are determined by the information provided by students on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Basic requirements include:

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED

  • Be a U.S. Citizen

  • Be enrolled or enrolling in a degree or certificate program

  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress

Financial Aid Night

Crestwood High School Parent College Financial Aid Night is scheduled in January of each year . FAFSA Information is usually presented by a Financial Aid Advisor from Baker College. Watch and listen for announcements for the date. 

Financial Aid Checklist

Federal Student Aid Loan Programs Fact Sheet

Types of Financial Aid

Federal Loans, Federal Work Study, Federal Grants
It is important for students and families to make educated decision about funding a college education. The following link will help explain the financing and grant option that students may qualify for based on FAFSA. 
Student Aid Website.

How to Apply for Federal Financial Aid

In order to apply for federal financial aid students need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA form is only available online by visiting the FAFSA website at FAFSA Website . 
Students and Parents must first create a PIN number. Students can register for a PIN number at 
Student Aid Website. The online FAFSA application for student aid opens on January 1st for the upcoming school year.

Internet Resources and Links for Exploring Colleges, Scholarships, and Financial Aid