Financial Aid Archive

How to apply to SMC

Apply now! It’s easy, fast and free. Steps to becoming a SMC student Complete the application at swmich.edu/applynow Send your official high school and college transcripts to SMC Fill out the FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov Take placement tests

Make Friends With FAFSA

All students applying to college should know about FAFSA. Also known as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, everyone — rich, poor or somewhere in between — should plan to fill out a FAFSA application as

What’s the Difference?

A glossary of financial aid terms: •  GRANTS are gifts that do not need to be paid back. Grant decisions are based on family income, household size, reported assets, and the number of children in college. The

Make Friends With FAFSA

You won’t get financial aid without it All students applying to college should know about FAFSA. Also known as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, everyone—rich, poor, or somewhere in between—should plan to fill out a

What’s the difference?

A glossary of financial aid terms: • GRANTS are gifts that do not need to be paid back. Grant decisions are based on family income, household size, reported assets, and the number of children in college. The