Steps to Apply for Financial Aid

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  • Complete the FAFSA at
    • Create an FSA ID.  Follow the instructions here.  If you are required to report parent information, one parent will also need to create an FSA ID.
    • IMPORTANT: Be sure to list Leeward CC’s school code number: 004549
  • Review your Student Aid Report (SAR). 
    • You will receive your SAR once your FAFSA has been processed by the government.
    • If any corrections need to be made, please make corrections to your FAFSA online, or if you completed and submitted a paper application, make corrections to your SAR and mail back to the Federal Processor.
  • Check MyUH Services for any outstanding requirements. 
    • Your FAFSA application will be considered incomplete until your outstanding requirements are received.
    • Applications will be reviewed chronologically, based on date of completion (when all required documents are received).
  • Apply for financial aid for every academic year.
  • Keep copies of all financial aid documents for your own records.
  • Contact our office if you have any questions.  Phone: 808-455-0606.  Email:


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Steps to Apply for Financial Aid and FSA ID (pdf)