FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

This application must be filed every year a student is in college. The deadline for priority consideration is March 1st, 2016, but you can still file anytime. Each Holton senior who files the FAFSA will receive a $5 Wesco card.

Information Night

There will be FAFSA parent/student information night on Tues, Jan 26th at Holton High School, in the Library, at 6:00 PM. A financial aid expert from Baker College will present information on the FAFSA and how to complete it. If you have any questions, please contact Holton's College Advisor, Mr. Dillon Frechen at dfrechen@holton.k12.mi.us or 231.821.1916.

If this night doesn't work, please scroll to the bottom of the page to see the notice from the Michigan Department of Treasury for a similar meeting on Feb 24th, which will be held in Muskegon.

CASH PRIZE DRAWING! It pays to file your FAFSA.

Final drawing for HHS students who complete the FAFSA by midnight Monday, March 28th.    Drawing for $25 cash will be held on Tues, March 29th. There aren't that many seniors, so you have a good chance of winning!


These links will provide more information on the FAFSA and to help you find ways to pay for college. https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/  and https://fafsa.ed.gov/    State aid awards are based on the first college listed on the FAFSA.

Beginning January 1, 2016, you may file the
2016-17 Free Application for Federal Student Aid .

To complete the FAFSA, you will need:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
  • Your most recent federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • A FSA ID to sign electronically

*If you are a dependent student, then you will also need most of the above information for your

Dept of Treasury Meeting:

The Michigan Department of Treasury-Student Financial Services Bureau is proud to be sponsor of MI College Goalcoming February 2016. We encourage students and families to attend a MI College Goal event where an expert can help in filling out the FAFSA.  Assistance is available for free at over 30 locations throughout the State!