You must complete a FAFSA each year. The money you receive is not automatically renewable.
You should apply for financial assistance, for the upcoming school year, as soon as you have filed your income taxes from the previous year.
If you will be attending the fall & spring semesters, the application deadline is June 1.
If you will be attending the spring semester only, the application deadline is November 1.
Students who do not have a high school diploma or a recognized equivalent (e.g., GED), or do not meet the home school requirements, and who first enroll in a program of study after July 1, 2012 will not be eligible to receive Title IV student aid.
High school students are not eligible for financial assistance.