Need help paying for college? To qualify for grants, loans, work study opportunities, and lottery tuition assistance, your next step is to submit the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more details about completing your FAFSA, read more about FAFSA here.


  • The FAFSA must be submitted to receive all federal aid, SC lottery tuition assistance, and most scholarships.
  • You should complete the FAFSA every academic year that you need help paying for college (academic year includes Fall, Spring, and Summer terms).
  • The FAFSA is available every year beginning October 1. 

What do I do?

  • Prior to starting the FAFSA, you will first create your FSA ID at
  • Once you have your FSA ID you will then begin completing your FAFSA at The program will walk you through the process.
  • When prompted, use Greenville Technical College’s school code – 003991 – so that the results will be sent directly to us.

What’s next?

As soon as you submit your FAFSA, move on to Step 3 -- Transcripts while your information is being processed.

You will receive an email from GTC’s Financial Aid Office once we have received your FAFSA.

  • If you have already been accepted to GTC, check your student Gmail account.
  • If you have not yet been accepted please check the email account you used when submitting the FAFSA.

Read this email carefully as it will tell you if there are any further steps you may need to complete.


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