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Apply for Financial Aid

The first place to start is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  

Create a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID

 This ID will be used to log in to certain U.S. Department  of Education websites.

Create FSA ID

Apply for Aid

Complete your FAFSA and apply for the PELL grant, Stafford Student Loans and the Federal Work Study Program.  Our school code is 030633. 

FAFSA ApplicationMobile FAFSA Application

IRS Data Retrieval Tool

Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to import your tax information into the FAFSA.  

IRS Data Retrieval Tool Instructions

Additional Steps to Finalize the Process

After completion of the FAFSA, you will receive an email in your NWACC email account alerting if you have action items to complete or if you have been awarded

Log into My NWACC

  • Select the Financial Aid tab on the left hand side
  • Select Award Information then Award by Aid Year
  • View award information or action needed/link column and select links for required items
  • Select each unsatisfied requirement to open form or view instructions.  Print and complete all action items as required.