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Financial Aid Links/ Info

NEW THIS YEAR: FAFSA STARTING APPLICATIONS IN OCTOBER USING 2016 INCOME INFORMATION!

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

To sign up for FAFSA- electronically create a PIN

Financial Aid Facts

Tax Benefits for Higher Education

Fund Finder

General Financial Aid Information

Scholarship Links/ Info

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program

The GMS 2017 Application will open on August 1. To be eligible for the Gates Millennium Scholars Program students must:

  • Be African American, American Indian /Alaska Native, Asian American/ Pacific Islander or Hispanic American.
  • Be Citizens, legal permanent residents or nations of the United States.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or earned a GED.
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activates.
  • Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria
  • Enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited college or university in the fall as a full-time, degree seeking first year student.

Deadline is January 2018

To begin the application click on this link: http://www.gmsp.org/


2017 Horatio Alger Scholarship

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial needs, a good academic record, commitment to purse a college education, and a desire to contribute to society.

To apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs go to: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the U.S., progressing toward graduation and plans to enter a college in the U.S. no later than the fall following graduation.
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to purse and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the U.S.
  • Demonstrate critical financial need
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0
  • Be a U.S. citizen

This scholarship requires several steps in the application process with everything needing to be complete by

DEADLINE: October


Zumper Apartments Scholarship

$1,000 (2 Awards given Nation Wide) Deadline is in November

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12115/zumper_apartments_scholarship_scholarship.php


Amazon Student Scharship

$5,500 (50 Awards given Nation Wide) Deadline is in November

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12042/amazon_student_scholarship_scholarship.php

Youth Volunteer Scholarship

$500 (1 Award given Nation wide) Deadline is in November

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10421/youth_volunteer_scholarship_award_scholarship.php


Student Photography Scholarships

$2,500 ( 11 Awards given Nation Wide) Deadline is in November

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9451/student_photography_scholarships_scholarship.php


S.L.A.C Scholarship

$500 (1 Award Nation Wide) Deadline: September

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11011/s_l_a_c_scholarship_scholarship.php


Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

$1,000 (2 Awards Nation Wide) Deadline: September

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10726/don_t_text_and_drive_scholarship_scholarship.php


SP College Scholarships

$10,000 (12 Awards Nation Wide) Deadline: September

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10959/2015_scholarship_points_awards_scholarship.php


Andrew Flushe Scholarship

$500 (2 Awards Nation Wide) Deadline: November

http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12142/andrew_flushe_scholarship_scholarship.php


Rocky Mountain Education Dreams Scholarships

$500 ( 1 Award Nation Wide) Deadline: December

http://www.lambergoodnowcolorado.com/scholarships/



The following links are great sites to search for a variety of scholarships.

http://www.ucango2.org

http://www.college-scholarships.com

https://www.okcollegestart.org

http://www.scholarshipmonkey.com

https://scholarships360.org

http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com

http://www.schoolsoup.com

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships#/fromscholarshipexperts

http://www.scholarships4school.com

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Oklahoma Scholarships

Tribal Scholarships/ Information

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABLITIES

ACT Resources

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College Board

Oklahoma Higher Education

Going to College

Mapping Your Future

College Access

Oklahoma College Savings Program

Oklahoma College Assistance Program

Oklahoma Money Matters

Oklahoma College Start

Fastweb

Oklahoma Higher Education Organization

Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program

Delta Theta Chi

Gridiron Foundation Scholarship

KFC Colonel's Scholarship

Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs Essay Contest

Oklahoma Engineering Foundation (OEF)

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Wal-Mart Foundation Scholarship

Local Scholarship Applications will be handed out in April.

Scholarship Scams

Look for these signs that you are being scammed

*You have to pay a fee or "taxes"

*Money-back offers or guarantees

*Credit card or bank account information requried

*Provide "exclusive" information

OHLAP (Oklahoma's Promise)

Only current 8th-10th grade students can apply:

Apply for OHLAP Online Deadline June 30, 2017

Download OHLAP Form Here Deadline June 30, 2017

NCAA REGISTRATION:

GO TO: WWW.ELIGIBILITYCENTER.ORG

Loan Information

Federal Perkins Loan Awarded based on exceptional need. Interest is subsidized and fixed at 5%. No fees. Repayment begins 9 months after graduation or dropping below half-time enrollment status.

Federal Stafford Loan-Subsidized - Interest accrues starting 6 months after graduation. Fixed interest rate is 4.5% if loan originated on/after July 1, 2010 for undergraduate students. 1% fees. Unsubsidized - Interest accrues during school. Fixed interest rate is 6.8% if loan originated on/after July 1, 2006. 1% fees. On loans first disbursed on or after July 1, 2009, annual limits have increased by $2,000 for independent and dependent undergrads. Repayment begins 6 months after graduation or after dropping below half-time enrollment status.

Federal Parent PLUS Loan-If loan originated on/after July 1, 2006, Direct PLUS fixed interest rate is 7.9% with 4% fees. Repayment begins 60 days after full disbursement, or 6 months after student graduated or drops below half-time. Interest continues to accrue during deferment.

Direct Consolidation Loan