FAFSA Completion Day

Shelby County High School will host a FAFSA completion day on Monday, October 31st, for any SCHS student or parent who would like help completing the FAFSA.

Location: Computer lab

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Before you apply, you should do the following:

Print and complete the FAFSA on the Web Worksheet (optional). • Apply for an FSA ID if you do not have one. • Parents of dependent students should apply for an FSA ID if they do not have one. • Plan how to sign your FAFSA (using an FSA ID or a signature page). • Note eligibility requirements. • Note important deadline dates.

Gather needed documents, which include:

Social Security card • Driver’s license (if any) • Permanent Resident Card, Resident Alien Card, or Alien Registration Receipt Card (if applicable) • W-2 forms and other 2015 records of money earned • 2015 income tax return (see the instructions on the FAFSA if the tax return has not been completed) 19 • Records of child support paid • Records of taxable earnings from Federal Work-Study or other need-based work programs • Records of student grant, scholarship and fellowship aid, including AmeriCorps awards, that was included in your (or your parents’) adjusted gross income (AGI) • Current stock, bond, and other investment records • Current business and farm records • Current bank statements

College Application Fee Waiver


The colleges listed below will waive their application fee during the

week of October 31- November 4, 2016:

Alabama A & M University

Alabama State University

Auburn University at Montgomery

Jacksonville State University

Judson College*

Marion Military Institute

Spring Hill College

Stillman College

Troy University**

Tuskegee University

University of West Alabama

Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

BLSA, a Chapter of NALS, Inc., the association for legal professionals, will award its Thomas E. Huey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a high school senior in January 2017.

Scholarship applications will be accepted based upon 50% financial need, 40% grade point average (must be at least a 3.0), and 10% achievements and accomplishments. The application must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2016, and received by the Chairman no later than January 6, 2017.

See Mrs. Payne for an application.