CFP is a program available to all Delaware public high schools that provides financial aid information, resources and direct assistance to high school juniors and seniors and their families as they navigate the world of financial aid for college. All programs are available during the day for students and in the evenings for families. Contact your local high school for their schedule of events.
- Assist students and their families to successfully access federal and state funding for post-secondary education.
- Increase the number of high school seniors who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Be competitive with other states for the percentage of students completing FAFSA
- Tangentially, increase the number of Delaware students pursuing post-secondary education.
Grade 12: Paying for College
This presentation delivered by NexGen financial aid experts teaches 12th grade students and families how to apply for financial aid for college, receive further information, such as time lines, required tax information and have individual questions addressed about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as well as federal loan programs.
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Grade 12: Scholarship Presentation
Students and their families learn from NexGen experts how to find and apply for scholarships for post-secondary education. The State of Delaware’s Scholarship Program and state and local college scholarship programs are highlighted.
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Grade 12: FAFSA Walkthrough
Available after October 1. This presentation will provide a step-by-step instruction for completing the FAFSA, with actual screen shots from the FAFSA website. The goal is to familiarize students and their families with the FAFSA. This is not a “hands- on” FAFSA completion event. Families requiring additional assistance can schedule an appointment for a one-on-one session with our experts. Time: 45-60 minutes
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Grade 11: Paying for College for Juniors
This presentation delivered by NexGen financial aid experts teaches parents and students about the ins and outs of financial aid for college, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and general scholarship and financial aid information to prepare them for their senior year of high school.
Grade 12: FAFAS Completion Assistance
NexGen experts and trained volunteers work by appointment with students and families to help complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), including the FSA ID.