• Steps to Apply for Financial Aid
     
        

     
    • Complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.gov. 

    For the 2020-2021 academic year, You will need:

         a.  2018 Income Tax Returns and W-2's (if under the age of 24, not married, and not monetarily
              supporting a child over 50%, you will also have to use parent(s) tax information).


         b.  Parent(s) social security numbers, date of birth, marital status, and date of marital status.

         c.  Use CBC's federal code of 003546 to ensure we receive your application.

    For the 2019-2020 academic year:  You will need 2017 Income Tax returns and W-2's (if under the age of 24, not married, and not monetarily supporting a child over 50%, you will also have to use user parent(s) tax information)
     
     
    • The Financial Aid Office will receive the information from the Department of Education within 3-5 business days after you submit your FAFSA.   
    • The Financial Aid Office will then mail your missing information letter to the mailing address reported on your FAFSA.  
    • Complete the paperwork and return it along with any documentation requested by our office. Financial aid will not be awarded until all documents are received and complete.   
          

    Please check Cougar Den for your status or award amount. Students who are not eligible for financial aid will be notified via email.

    If
    you should have any questions or concerns, please contact our office at 361.354.2238
     
     
      
       

    Need help with your FAFSA?
     
    Our staff will be happy to help you — just stop by our office!  

     

    If you get stumped while working on it on your own, make sure to save the FAFSA. 

    You can always call us or come into the office, and we can pick up where you left off.
     

    We look forward to having you as a student at Coastal Bend College!