Complete FAFSA to qualify for College Promise scholarships

Dec 01, 2019

Think you don’t need to worry about FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)? Think again! 

If you want to qualify for any type of grants or loans–even the College Promise programs–you must complete the FAFSA. 

According to CCBC’s Financial Aid Director Virginia Zawodny, the FAFSA is available on October 1 every year, and the priority deadline to qualify for state financial aid programs is to have the FAFSA complete by March 1. Applying early gives students the best chance of receiving grants or loans. 

With Baltimore County and Maryland College Promise scholarships requiring FAFSA completion to qualify, filing the FAFSA is a really smart move. For college-ready, recent high school graduates, College Promise scholarships are an amazing opportunity to attend CCBC full time without the cost of tuition and fees. 

So, don’t miss out on available student aid. Check out our Financial Aid webpage for details on scholarships, grants and other financial aid options.