2020-2021 FAFSA Information - AMP | Achieving Maximum Potential

2020-2021 FAFSA Information

If you aged out of foster care on your 18th birthday, make sure you indicate, ‘yes’ to  (At any time since you turned age 13, were both your parents deceased, were you in foster care or were you a dependent or ward of the court?)  Once you have logged in and if you filled out a FAFSA last year, then you can choose to complete a RENEWAL FAFSA, which means some of your information will be pre-populated.-make updates as needed (address, income, school name, etc.)  If you didn’t complete a FAFSA this year, then you will need to start a new one and select the link to ‘Fill out a FAFSA’.

Remember to use the Optional Feature upon the completion of the FAFSA Confirmation Page to apply for Iowa state-based financial aid.  The link will transfer you to the Iowa Financial Aid Application, which will allow you to apply for ETV/Foster Grant funding. 

Items that will be helpful when filling out your FAFSA:

  • Social Security Number
  • Driver's license (if any)
  • W-2 Forms for the previous year/ records of money earned
  • Your (and your spouse's, if you are married) most recent Federal Income Tax Return:
    • IRS Form 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040Telefile,
  • Untaxed income records for the previous year:
  • Social Security, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, welfare, or veterans benefits.
  • Current bank statements
  • Documentation that you are a U.S. permanent resident or other eligible noncitizen.


Additional FAFSA help is available at your college Financial Aid office, from your AMP Facilitator, and/or your Aftercare Advocate.

To file your FAFSA  CLICK HERE

For Additional Information Please feel free to call/email Tristan Lynn, with Iowa College Aid Commission at

515-725-3409  or tristan.lynn@iowa.gov


Iowa College Student Aid Commission

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