News & Reminders!
Remember to file your FAFSA for the 2014-2015 academic year as soon as possible beginning on January 1st! Filing in the month of January increases your opportunity for some types of financial aid funding.
Complete your FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov .
Watch a 3 minute video on How to Fill Out the FAFSA .
Watch another 3 minute video on After the FAFSA: What Happens Next?
Sorry, the CCC Scholarship Workshop that was to take place on March 11 has been cancelled. However, Please continue to check back on information on CCC Scholarships for 2014-2015. The actual open scholarship application period will be April 1-15.
Additional external scholarship opportunities are posted throughout the year as notification is received. Each scholarship can have its own criteria and deadline date for application.
New to financial aid? Find out more with these helpful links.
Types of Aid
Learn about the different types of aid and how you may qualify.
Great sites for college and financial aid information for high school students, parents and adult students. All sites are also in Spanish.
Student Aid on the Web -covers all aspects of college planning and financial aid
FAFSA4caster -estimates financial aid eligibility for high school students/parents
FAFSA -Free Application for Federal Student Aid
National Student Loan Data System -account access for loan borrowers
MyMoney.gov - This is the U. S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. The site provides important information designed to help make smart financial choices.
Watch and listen to an informative 5 minute FAFSA Overview.
The 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA; A Student's Guide to the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid Tutorial is a great reference that will talk you through the sections of the 2013-2014 FAFSA in clear and easy to understand steps.
This IRS Data Retrieval Tutorial explains in more detail the FAFSA process of transferring your IRS data to your FAFSA. This tutorial is meant to help you UPDATE your FAFSA with your IRS information. If you have not yet filed your FAFSA, you should refer to the 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA tutorial above.
If you can't find your answer online, please contact our office.