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Understanding the Financial Aid Process

To apply for federal and state grants, the Federal Work-Study program, institutional scholarships, and federal student loans, you must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The Federal Work-Study program and most grants and institutional scholarships are only available to students who demonstrate financial need. Read more information about the Federal Work-Study program.

Federal student loans are available to students with or without financial need. Read more information about federal student loans.

  1. Review the Financial Aid Eligibility and Requirements.
  2. Review the available Financial Aid programs:
  3. If you are a new student, review the Apply and Register page for credit students to learn more about the application and registration process. Please note that you must have an admissions application on file before your financial aid eligibility can be determined by WWCC.
  4. Complete and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)External Link. WWCC’s federal school code is 013842.
  5. Review your Student Aid Report (SAR)
    • The Student Aid Report (SAR) is a summary of the information you submitted on your FAFSA. You will receive this report via e-mail a few days after your FAFSA has been processed or by mail within 7-10 days if you did not provide an e-mail address.
    • If there are no corrections or additional information you must provide, the SAR will contain your EFC, which is the number that is used to determine your eligibility for federal student aid. If corrections or additional information is required, you can visit the FAFSA website and click on “Make FAFSA Corrections” to update your FAFSA.
  6. Respond to any requests for additional documents.
  7. Wait for a Financial Aid Award Notification
  8. Access Your myWor-Wic account (if registered)
    • Payment of tuition and fees
    • Textbook purchases
    • Refunds
    • Other FA resources on myWor-Wic
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