Scholarship Totals for Out of State Colleges

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Our scholarship total for out of state colleges is:

$385,000!!!

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College and Scholarship Q & A

Below is a link to some FAQ’s that we get about colleges and scholarships. If there are any other scholarship or college related questions you feel should be added to the list please let the counseling office know!

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T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Program

Seniors,

I just received the application for the 2017-2018 T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Program. This is a program that if you wish to pursue an education major might be a good one to apply for. The incentive loan program will cover tuition and fees (for public schools) or $995 a semester (for private schools) for up to 8 semesters, if you are selected.

You can find the application here or come get a copy from Miss Black in the counseling office.

If you have any questions you can contact the Board of Regents at 801-321-7200 or see Miss Black in the counseling office.

FAFSA February

FAFSA February posterWelcome to FAFSA February! FAFSA refers to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  Students need to fill out a FAFSA application in order to determine if they are eligible for money from the federal government that will help them pay for their college education.  FAFSA money comes in the form of Pell Grants, student loans, and work study programs.  Your can learn more about FAFSA, here.

This month is the time to complete your FAFSA so you can receive information on college money ASAP.  There are several available workshops this month (see above) to help you complete your FAFSA, so make sure you attend at least one.  You will receive the best help at FAFSA Night at the CLC on Tuesday, Feb. 18th from 5-8 p.m.  The state experts from UHEAA will be there that night to answer any questions you might have.  I am a newbie, but will be available to help you during every CIS class in February, as well as Wednesday, Feb. 19th from 4-7 in Room #233.  Last year there were many students who were eligible for Pell Grants (free government money) that never completed their FAFSA application.  Don’t miss out on these funds.  Grants are one of the very best ways to pay for college!

 

USU-Diversity Days and Fantastic Scholarship!

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SCHOLARSHIP ALERT!!!   EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AT USU.

USU’s Annual Diversity Day is just around the corner.  This on-campus event is targeted to all multicultural juniors and seniors or anyone interested in learning more about higher education or life as an Aggie.  The best part of Diversity Day:  Seniors can apply and interview for the Educational Opportunity Scholarship that day…you can have your scholarship in place before the Dec. 1st priority deadline!  I would like to take a group of students to USU for this great opportunity, but space is limited, so you need to register ASAP.  Here are the details:

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY’S ANNUAL DIVERSITY DAY, Friday, November 22nd, 9am – 4 pm
Registration:  http://www.usu.edu/admissions/diversity/
Details:
DISCOVER
-What college life is like
-How to pay for college, and scholarship opportunities
-Campus opportunities and services
-Housing options
-Famous Aggie Ice Cream
-$20 fee which covers transportation, meals, and activities
-Bus transportation (first come, first serve) at the following locations:  Maverick Center, Energy Solutions, Ogden Mall, and Brigham City USU campus
*Register ASAP:  first come, first serve and capped at 250 students.

USU EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  
Available from Mrs. Cartwright in the Counseling Office
Deadline:  Diversity Day on Nov. 22 is best!; optional deadline of February 1, 2014
Criteria:
-Multicultural and First Generation students.
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-Minimum 21 ACT or 980 SAT
-Applicants agree to us the scholarship in consecutive semesters, unless a deferment or leave of absence is requested (military service, medical considerations, or church service)
-Personal essay must accompany the application (1-2 pages, double-spaced)
-Must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status
Award:  4 years full tuition or 4 years half tuition

Scholarship Workshop & Deadline: TODAY!

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Don’t Forget:  CIS Scholarship Workshop this morning in room #233 and deadline for the Somos Scholarship.  Send me a message or email if you have any questions, or visit me at my office in the Counseling Center.