Financial Aid and the FAFSA

College Access Fairfax 

College Access Fairfax partners with Fairfax County Public Schools to provide families with access to information through evening presentations and weekend workshops on paying for college, scholarships, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).   

Financial Aid Virtual Presentations 

Seniors and parents are invited to learn more about the 2021-2022 FAFSA and financial aid, as well as grants, scholarships, and loan programs available to help offset the cost of post-secondary education.  The presentations will be made over several days in order to best accommodate families in a virtual format.  Programs will run from 7:00-8:00pm in the evenings and from 9:00-10:00am on Saturdays. Register here to receive the virtual access link.

  • Tuesday, September 29th 
  • Thursday, October 1st
  • Saturday, October 3rd (Option for English or Spanish)
  • Tuesday, October 6th
  • Thursday, October 8th
  • Thursday, October 15th

More information on support for FAFSA completion and financial aid questions can be found at

Additional information and resources can be found at the following locations:  

Federal Student Aid ID - Create an ID that will allow you to complete the FAFSA

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

Student Loan Repayment Calculator - Explore repayment options based on income

VA 529 Plans - College Savings Plan information

SCHEV - Financial aid application deadlines for Virginia colleges

The Institute for College Access and Success: The Project on Student Debt: Keeping College within Reach 

eduPASS - Financial aid resources for international students