Financial Aid


  • Submit Your FAFSA Earlier~ Students will be able to file a 2018-19 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2017. 
    • The 2018-19 FAFSA will be used for all college courses beginning with the FALL 2018 semester.
    • The 2017-18 FAFSA will only be used for this SPRING 2018 and SUMMER 2018 courses.  (Mid-term graduates and/or students beginning in the summer will need to fill out both FAFSAs).
  • Use Earlier Income Information~Beginning with the 2017-2018 FAFSA
    • Students and parents report income information from an earlier tax year.  For example, on the 2018-19 FAFSA, students will report 2016 student and parent income information.


FAFSA Completion Event ~ Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 4-7 pm in the BHS Media Center

This is a help session in which parents/students can enter all information for the FAFSA form and have a FAFSA specialist available to assist if necessary.  If you already have completed the FAFSA and have a SAR (Student Aid Report) and would like to discuss it with the FAFSA Specialist, bring it to this event and they will talk you through the report!


FAFSA Checklist

Create Your Federal Student ID

Please see the link below for Financial Aid Information ~

Federal Student Aid ~covers every aspect of financial aid

Indiana Student Financial Aid Association

Smart Student Guide To Financial Aid

State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana

The Internet Guide to 529 College Savings Plans

College Planning Website:   INvestEd is a free resource for Hoosier students and parents looking for help with college planning and financial aid. At INvestEd, we help families understand how to fund college wisely to help minimize potential education debt.  ~ 



  • Cash for College campaign
    •  Cash for College equips students and families with the practical steps needed to save for college, navigate the financial aid process and complete college with minimal debt.
    • The campaign supports local students and communities with a variety of helpful resources: