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Financial Aid Basics


On that day, students viewed videos during SAS, families received information according to student grade level, and we had an evening event with a financial aid expert. 

Introductory Videos

For all students:  Let's Talk About Financial Aid (1:24) 

For seniors: Senior Financial Aid Day (2:12)  and How to Apply for the FAFSA (3:02)


Financial Aid Night Webinar

with Seattle University Financial Aid Specialist Kimberly Shephard

Ms. Shephard's presentation covered the processes, terminology, and types of financial aid. View using the following link: 

Shorewood Fall 2020 Financial Aid Night 10.20.20


Financial Aid Deeper Dive

Making College Affordable & Applying for Financial Aid presentation by the Coalition for College Affordability, aka the Coalition Application. Adapted for Washington State/ Shorewood


Financial Aid Informational Packets for Grades 9-11

For detailed senior information, please see separate headline.


Shorewood Financial Aid Resources


Washington College Grant

The Washington College Grant has been recently expanded to help more families, and to include more types of training, including registered apprenticeship programs. Here is full information and a way to estimate the award your student might receive. 

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College Bound Scholarship Information

If your family signed up for the College Bound Scholarship in middle school then please see All About the College Bound Scholarship for information about the scholarship and the pledge students should keep in mind.

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11th & 12th grade College Bound families will also want to know about Accessing the College Bound Scholarship  

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Financial Aid and Financial Fit Videos 

by the Shorewood College & Career Center

Video 1:  Know the Process

Video 2:  Understand College Pricing & Forecast Your Cost

Video 3:  Know Where to Look, Ask Good Questions, and What to do Now


Financial aid basics