Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Night

On October 1, 2019, students and their parents can begin applying for financial aid for the following the fall of their freshman year of college. Families apply using their 2018 tax returns.  Leslie High School will be holding a Financial Aid Workshop, Wednesday, October 9, at 6:30 PM, in the High School Auditorium.  All students planning on attending a post-secondary institution should have someone in attendance.  Financial aid experts will be present to cover completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and filing deadlines.  In addition, they will discuss grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study information.  The FAFSA form is required for all students applying for financial aid, including grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study.  Following the financial aid presentation, counselors and financial aid experts will assist families in completing their FAFSA application in a help session from 7:30-9:00pm in the High School Commons.    

PDF Document"College Students and Parents: What You Need to Know About the 2018-2019 FAFSA"

  • A handout on the previous changes to FAFSA filing.
  • The deadline to apply in Michigan for the Fall of 2018 is March 1, 2018.

PDF DocumentCollege Board FAFSA Worksheets: Includes a Parent and Student Checklist

The State of Michigan-Student Financial Services Bureau:

FAFSA Information:

PDF DocumentFinancial Aid Glossary from College Board

PDF DocumentFinancial Aid Vocabulary and Types of Financial Aid Handout

PDF DocumentSenior Award Letter Comparison Worksheet

PDF DocumentAffording College in Michigan Guidebook for Students and Families 

External Link  Financial Planning Tool Kit  ~ Dollars for College Financial Planning Toolkit is designed to help students and families best understand all available resources to help make higher education affordable.  It is organized by what grade level your child is currently in.