My son will be applying for college year 2024-2025. Reading online it is suggested we apply for scholarship early but all of the major scholarship web sites ask for FAFSA and FAFSA is not open for 2024 college year and they have not clarified when they will open the form.
Should I apply for the earlier year? or should I wait until FAFSA opens for 2024-25?
I am pretty sure FAFSA opens the October before you would start college.
If the FAFSA registration isn't open yet, then wait until it opens to apply for scholarships. If you apply for the earlier year, your son might end up with a scholarship that he can't use because its for the wrong year.
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