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Information about Financial Aid:

            Federal Student Aid for Students                                                www.studentaid.ed.gov

            FinAid                                                                                      www.finaid.org

            Big Future                                                                                https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/

            Taxes for Students                                                                    www.irs.gov/individuals/students

            FAFSA4caster – early estimate of aid eligibility                           www.FederalStudentAid.ed.gov

                    Toll-free number for questions about federal student aid = 1-800-433-3242

            Debt.org - helps educate students and parents on important college related financial decisions and to provide them with a                              wealth of tools and resources

                            http://www.debt.org/students/financial-aid-process 
                            http://www.debt.org/students/college-budgeting-101 
                            http://www.debt.org/students/the-true-cost-of-college

Sources of Aid:

            Scholarship Search                                                        www.fastweb.com

                                                                                                www.scholarships.com

                                                                                                www.schoolsoup.com

                                                                                                www.ScholarshipExperts.com

                                                                                                www.collegenet.com

                                                                                                www.collegetoolkit.com

                                                                                                www.petersons.com

            *City Year                                                                      www.cityyear.org

            Direct Loans                                                                  www.ed.gov/directloan

            FAFSA (Free App. For Federal Student Aid)                     www.fafsa.ed.gov

            Resources by State                                                       www.finaid.org/otheraid/state.phtml

            Scholarship Scams                                                       www.finaid.org/finaid/scams.html

Examples:  State you’ve won an award for which you didn’t apply.  Does not supply valid contact information.  Guarantees you will win an award.  Requires personal financial information (such as credit card numbers or checking account numbers to verify or hold a scholarship.)

*Award upon successful program completion.

Military Scholarships:

Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) offered at hundreds of colleges.  Application packets, information about eligibility, and the telephone number of an ROTC advisor in your area are available from àCollege Army ROTC 1-800-872-7682 or www.goarmy.com/rotc

 

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) college scholarship program targets students pursuing certain foreign language and technical degrees, although students entering a wide variety of majors may be accepted.  Information about AFROTC scholarships is available from àCollege Scholarship Section 1-866-423-7682 or www.afrotc.com

 

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) offers both two-year and four-year scholarships.  For information and applications, contact Naval Service Training Command 1-800-628-7682 or www.nrotc.navy.mil Scholarship Coordinator: ADC (AW) Israel Moya at 972-837-0888 or israel.moya@navy.mil

 

General Informaiton:

            Social Security Administration                                        www.ssa.gov

            Selective Service                                                           www.sss.gov

            U.S. Department of Education                                        www.ed.gov

            Admissions Information                                                  www.admissions.com

 

Choosing a Major and a Career:

            Career Planning                                                            www.fastweb.com

            Monster (Job Search)                                                    www.monster.com

            Monster Trak (Entry – level jobs)                                    www.monstertrak.com

            America’s Career Infonet                                                www.acinet.org

            Bureau of Labor Statistics                                             www.stats.bls.gov

            Occupational Outlook Handbook                                    www.bls.gov/oco

           Ok Career Guide                                                            https://okcareerguide.kuder.com/landing-page 

This site is newly created by Career Tech and is a wonderful tool for career and nationwide college/ scholarship information. Students just choose the student tab and create a username and password to begin using the site.

 

           Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education                      https://www.okcollegestart.org/Home/_default.aspx - contains career and state wide college/scholarship info -