IMPORTANT: FAFSA now opens October 1st!

 

Affording College:

The most commonly cited barrier to postsecondary education is college affordability. Along with being socially, informationally, and academilcally ready, it is equally important that all students have access to the funds. Here is scholarships and information about financial aid to help get over this barrier. 

Scholarships: 

Students can also see Mr. Love, who will help students find scholarships that directly relate to them and help them apply. Below are websites to create accounts and there are scholarships posted. 

Click the links below to be directed to scholarship websites:

External LinkFast Web                                                          External LinkCollege Board

External LinkCappex                                                            External Link Chegg

External LinkGoodCall                                                         External LinkScholarship America

External LinkUNIGO 

College Green Light  (after creating a log-in, select Travis Love)

Scholarships to Consider:

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Financial Aid

FAFSA OPENS OCTOBER 1ST!

Here are some financial aid website links that may be helpful to students. Remember that FAFSA now opens October 1, 2016 and students can start making an account for this. If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to ask. Parents and students want to start making a Financial Aid ID which allows you to apply for FAFSA. External LinkClick here for more info on how to create one.

 

What you need to do now before October 1st?

 

More information on your ID that you need to create:

External LinkFSA ID FAQS

Guide to Financial Student Aid

External Linkhttps://studentaid.ed.gov/

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

External Linkhttps://fafsa.ed.gov/

Financial Aid Resources

External Linkhttps://studentaid.ed.gov/resources

Video: 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA

External Linkhttp://www.finaid.ucsb.edu/fafsasimplification

OR

Here is a Step by Step PowerPoint on filling out  Powerpoint DocumentFAFSA

The Tuition Incentive Program

TIP provides financial aid for students from low income families.

External LinkClick here to read more about TIP and obtain an application form.

Pell Grant 

The Federal Pell Grant is awarded to undergraduate students and will be notified if granted, one you fill out FAFSA and apply to the college you will be going to. The amount of money you will receive depends on your financial need, cost of attendance, if you are full-time or part-time students, and your plans to attend school for a full academic year or less. For more information on the Pell Grant, click External Linkhere.