iGrad Class of 2023 Financial Aid Advising Day
The last few school years have looked different than most in many ways, but one thing that remains the same is the importance of applying for financial aid to help pay for education after high school. In 2020, a new Washington State Law was passed requiring school districts to provide an opportunity for students and families to learn about financial aid. Kent School District high schools will host Financial Aid Advising Day during advisory or homeroom in October for students to learn about completing the financial aid application process. During this virtual event students will learn about the Washington College Grant, the new Financial Aid Calculator, the College Board CSS Profile, completing financial aid applications, community-based resources available, and more!
12th Grade Students Expected to Attend Financial Aid Advising Day
- Kent Laboratory Academy: November 17, 2022
- Kent Virtual Academy: November 16, 2022
- Kentlake High School: Wednesday, October 11, 2022
- Kent-Meridian High School: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
- Kentridge High School: Tuesday, October 18, 2022
- Kentwood High School: Wednesday, November 2, 2022
- iGrad: Tuesday, November 29, 2022
iGrad seniors over the age of 18, or a senior’s parent or guardian for students under the age of 18, can complete a Financial Aid Advising Day opt-out form in Skyward and decline to participate in Financial Aid Advising Day activities by Sunday, November 27, 2022. In choosing to opt out of FAAD, know that all seniors still need to complete the required financial aid portion of their High School and Beyond Plan, which includes information about sources of financial aid and how to access them.
12th Year Campaign Family Financial Aid Information & Filing Events
Support with completing financial aid applications is available through the Washington State 12th Year Campaign. Virtual financial aid information nights and completion events are available to students and families statewide this fall starting as early as September 20 through December 1. You can view the list of events and register in advance by visiting the 12th Year Campaign Events website.
Elisa Aguayo Muñoz
College & Career Readiness Manager