Financial Aid

Upcoming Events for 2016-17 School Year:
Financial Aid Presentations and Workshops Links
  • 2016 Senior College Planning and Financial Aid Night (August 2016)
  • Financial Aid Night Presentation & Handouts (Dec 2015 event)
  • Senior College Planning/ Financial Aid Night — Thursday, August 25, 2016 6:30pm – 9pm, HEHS Auditorium
  • 2016-2017 FAFSA Completion Workshop @ Harper College
    • When: Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Where: Building Y, Room Y203C
    • Will you need financial aid to help paying for college in 2016-2017? Not sure where to start?
    • Attend this free workshop to receive hands-on assistance completing the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. This is the first step to determine your eligibility for grants, scholarships, work study and educational loans.
    • Assistance in both English and Spanish will be available to help you with this form and answer questions.
    • RSVP online via the “Contact” link below to secure your spot at the workshop. This event is hosted by the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
    • See:
    • Cost: FREE, RSVP required
    • Contact: RSVP for the FAFSA Completion Workshop
    • Calendars: Harper Students, High School Students, Students
  • ISAC Outreach Activities Calendar Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Helpful Financial Aid Links


Scholarship Search / Financial Aid Websites

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Lists of scholarships are available at