Financial Aid

There are many opportunities for students looking to go to college to find financial aid.  If you have any questions, please contact the counselor’s office.

MI Student Aid

The Michigan Department of Treasury-Student Financial Services Bureau is proud to be a sponsor of MI College Goal. We encourage students and families to attend a MI College Goal event where an expert can help in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Assistance is available for free at over 30 locations throughout the State.

For more information:

External LinkMI Student Aid

Need Money For College?

Attention all Juniors and Seniors interested in college but don’t think they have enough money:

External LinkFAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid

External LinkFastWeb

External LinkCollege Board

College Board has launched a new program, College Board Opportunity Scholarships with $5 million of scholarships each year, beginning with the class of 2020. The more effort students put into preparing for college, the more opportunities to earn a scholarship. 

A Parent's Guide to Financial Aid

NACAC (The National Association for College Admissions Counseling) provides a useful document for parents highlighting:

  • How It All Works
  • How To Apply for Aid
  • Comparing Financial Aid Packages
  • Meeting Financial Need 

Parent Guide

BigFuture: Paying for College

College Board's, Big Future, website provides information to help students understand college costs, learn about loans, and steps to applying for aid. Big Future can help students find colleges and explore career options.  



College Scorecard

Students can use the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard to find information about colleges, their programs, costs, admissions, and more. 

College Scorecard

Net Price Calculator

Calculating total college costs can be overwhelming. The U.S. Department of Education has created a Net Price Calculator to help students discover college and university costs. Net Price Calculators are available on college and universities' web sites or at this link


Grade Level College Prep Checklists

Ms. Lindsey Newell
Marcellus High School