Applying for financial aid? You could get cash for submitting!

FAFSA and CADAA forms are due March 2 – are you ready? We’re here to help! And we want to reward your submission and celebrate your hard work. Thanks to College Futures Foundation, we’ll be giving away $500 to three winners daily with a chance for one student to win $5,000! Finish off your financial aid application with style – in fact, make it fabulous. 

Navigating financial aid deadlines and submissions can be hard – finishing your application is an important step for your future, and we want to celebrate it! Tell us what financial aid means to you and make it fun along the way. Let’s make #FinAidFabulous!

So, hit submit with style. Have a solo party at your mailbox, forms in hand. Sashay to the post office. Snap a photo and make a post all about why you’re excited and how financial aid will help you go far.

CONTEST DETAILS

The contest is from Monday, February 15 through Friday, February 26, 2021. The $5,000 grand prize winner will be announced on the FAFSA and CADAA submission deadline day – Tuesday, March 2. Stay connected to @GoToCollegeCa on Instagram for updates along the way!

Everything You Need to Know to Participate

  1. Between February 15-26, post a photo or video on your Instagram of you submitting your financial aid forms. Please don’t post any personal information found on your submission, though. Get creative and have a good time! Tell us what financial aid means to you in the caption.
  2. Participants must be high school students or undergraduate college students in California submitting FAFSA or CADAA for the 2021 academic year.
  3. Please post to your feed, not to your Stories. Only public Instagram accounts!
  4. Use #FinAidFabulous and tag @gotocollegeca
  5. Once posted, submit your photo or video to this Google Form. The form ensures we have record of all post submissions, along with other key information – like your name, school, city, etc.
  6. The post must stay on your feed until March 2.
  7. If you already submitted financial aid forms, you can still enter. Make a post that conveys your experience and excitement. Follow all campaign details.
  8. Three $500 winners will be selected every day at random between February 15-26, totaling 30 winners and $15,000 in prizes. You can only submit once to the #FinAidFabulous campaign, your submission will be added to a list and eligible to win throughout the campaign. 
  9. On March 1, Let’s Go will unveil the top five student posts based on post content, caption, engagement, and creativity. Students will vote on their favorite. If you win $500 you can still win the top prize of $5,000.
  10. On March 2 – the FAFSA and CADAA deadline date – the winner of the $5,000 grand prize will be selected by votes and the Let’s Go team’s top choice. 

Questions? Please contact our team at hello@letsgotocollege.org 

Be proud of applying for financial aid. Show us your enthusiasm and inspire others!

Don’t forget to submit this Google Form after posting your post on Instagram!

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