Financial Aid Checklist

Don't delay! Apply today!  Follow this financial aid checklist to make sure you don't get left behind.  January of each year is the starting point in completing the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) for the school year that begins in August.  Scholarship applications and most third party payers require you to complete the FAFSA even though you may not qualify for grants.  It is to your advantage to apply early.  Some aid sources are first come first serve and exhaust quickly. 

  1. Apply for Admissions to Hopkinsville Community College
  2. Apply for Financial Aid- Fill out your FAFSA
  3. Complete Scholarship Applications 
  4. Sign your Financial Aid Release (FAR)
  5. Check your Financial Aid To Do List and respond to any request for information and/or documentation immediately  
  6. For new loan borrowers, sign a Master promissory Note and complete Entrance Loan Counseling 
  7. Activate KCTCS Higher One Easy Refund Account
  8. Pay your tuition
  9. Purchase your books