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FAFSA/Dream Act/Cal Grants

Robert Fulton College Preparatory support students in their financial aid paperwork by holding workshops regarding FAFSA/Dream Act and how to file. Parents and students are encouraged to attend. In order to file for financial aid parents will need to bring their 2017 income tax return information to file online.


The window open on October 1st.

The deadline is March 2nd (no exceptions).


What is FAFSA?

  • FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. (Do not use any site that charges for this application).
  • Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free and quick. It gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for college and/or career school.
  • In addition, many states and colleges use your FAFSA data to determine your eligibility for state and school aid. Some private financial aid providers may use your FAFSA information to determine whether you qualify for their aid.

How do we fill out FAFSA? is the easiest way to fill out this application.


When do we apply for FAFSA?

For the 2018-19 academic year, students will be able to apply on October 1st.  


What is a FSA? How to create one?

An FSA ID is a username and password that you must use to log in to certain U.S. Department of Education (ED) websites. Your FSA ID identifies you as someone who has the right to access your own personal information on ED websites such as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA®) site at


Creating and Using the FSA ID fact sheet. 





FAFSA4caster will help you understand your options for paying for college. Provide some basic information and it will estimate your eligibility for federal student aid. Your estimate will be shown in the "College Cost Worksheet" where you can also provide estimated amounts of other student aid and savings that can go towards your college education.