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Gardner-South Wilmington High School

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  • All families planning to send a student to college should plan to attend the Financial Aid Presentation at GSW on Tuesday, October 4th and Thursday, October 6th at 5 pm in the library.  This event is hosted by Joliet Junior College.
  • All Seniors planning to attend college in the fall should complete the FAFSA as soon after OCTOBER 1st as possible.
  • Prior to completing the FAFSA parents and students must apply for an FSA ID.  It takes approximately 3 days for each FSA ID to be created.  The FSA ID can be created at the link below.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/sign-in/landing.

Federal Student Aid

JJC Financial Aid Presentation 23-24

2022-2023 FA Presentation

JJC Financial Aid Workshops

JJC Scholarships

FAFSA Nonparticipation Form

Completing an Application for Financial Aid

College Funding Websites

Loan Planning Worksheet

Financial Aid Comparison Worksheet

Scholarship Interview Tips 1

Scholarship Interview Tips 2

Scholarship Interview Tips 3