The deadline for free tuition has been extended! You must complete your FAFSA by midnight on July 31. Follow these steps on how to get free tuition for high-demand careers in Iowa.
In order to qualify for free tuition, you must complete your FAFSA by midnight on July 31. You will need WITCC Federal School Code - 004590. We have created a list of helpful tips and ways to avoid the most common FAFSA mistakes. You can read our FAFSA tips here.
Virtual appointments with FAFSA specialists are available to assist you in completing you FAFSA. Set up appointment online with Mary Joan Dougherty. Or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org / 515-402-4211.
The next step is applying to Western Iowa Tech Community College by filling out our free online application. Your financial aid is processed after you apply to WITCC. To apply to the college, you will need to create an account. Keep your username and password handy, so that you can start and stop your application at any time. We will save your progress.
A few days after completing your WITCC application, you will receive your college acceptance letter. The letter contains your MyWIT login credentials. Make sure you hang onto this information. Use your credentials to log onto MyWIT. MyWIT is the student portal which contains all of your financial aid information, grades, schedules, and more.
In MyWIT, check your school email and My Financial Aid section often. It's how the college communicates with you about your financial aid awards, notifications, and billing statements.
Free tuition is made possible by the Last-Dollar Scholarship, a part of an initiative to help the state of Iowa fill high-demand jobs. Because finances can be a barrier to attending college, the Last-Dollar Scholarship covers the cost of tuition toward a diploma or Associate of Applied Science degree aligned with a high-need field. People like you are needed to keep Iowa competitive and ready for the future. Now a scholarship is available to help Iowa residents get the training needed for a good-paying, 21st century jobs.