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Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Information

All students who plan to attend a college, university, or technical/trade school must file for financial aid with a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The FAFSA website opens October 1st of each year. Go to to complete an application. You will renew your application for financial aid each year you are enrolled in post-secondary education.


A Senior Financial Aid Night will be held at Rains HS during the month of October, date to be determined.


Other Resources

8 Steps to Filling Out the FAFSA - 8 Steps to filling out the FAFSA

FAFSA - Click here to get started on the FAFSA

Fast Web Financial Aid - Fast Web's Financial Aid, Tools, and Advice

Federal Student Aid - More info from U.S. Department of Education

Financial - The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid

College For All Texans

FASFA Checklist