Two LEAP Tampa Bay partners, Helios Education Foundation and the Florida College Access Network, have created a playbook for the purpose of making the financial aid application process easier for students. Students often wonder how they can cover the costs of a college education and many, including both young adults graduating from high school as well as adults going back to finish a credential, don’t know that financial aid may be available to them. The answer to closing the gap between student need and federal aid starts by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, commonly referred to as the FAFSA. Increasing FAFSA Completion in Florida: A Playbook for Success is a toolkit for educators, community leaders, parents, and students to navigate the complexity of the FAFSA.
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