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Applying for Aid

If you are interested in applying for financial aid (e.g., HWCOM scholarships, federal student loans, and the HWCOM graduate need grant), you must complete the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).The 2020-2021 application will be available on October 1, 2019.

The HWCOM at FIU school code for the FAFSA application is: 009635

First time applicants must create a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID username and password. Your FSA ID allows you to access your personal information on U.S. Department of Education websites (e.g., The FSA ID has the same legal status as a written signature and is used to electronically sign legally binding documents.

You may also utilize the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to complete the FAFSA. The tool is highly recommended for faster and more accurate processing of your financial aid.  You do not need to include parental financial information in the FAFSA. Additional documents should not be submitted unless requested.

Click this image to apply to FAFSA