2017-18 FAFSA Changes

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The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is changing this year! 2016-17 High School Seniors will need to complete the FAFSA starting October 1st instead of January 1st. Students AND parents need to create a FSA ID in order to apply for financial aid. Remember, completing the FAFSA is free and the earlier you complete it the more likely you will receive financial aid if eligible. This change affects current college students as well who will be re-applying for financial aid withe FAFSA. Below are several resources to help you complete your 2017-18 FAFSA in a timely manner.

  1. FAFSA Changes
  2. FAFSA Checklist
  3. Create Your FSA ID
  4. Complete the FAFSA

 

 

 

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Congratulations Alex Dixon!

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Alex Dixon – National Merit Semifinalist

A huge congratulations to Alex Dixon for qualifying as a National Merit Semifinalist. Only 16,000 students out of nearly 1.5 million qualified as a National Merit Semifinalists. This is an incredible accomplishment. Please congratulate Alex when you see him for this outstanding achievement. To learn more about this year’s National Merit competition go to http://www.nationalmerit.org/16_MeritSemi.pdf

Southeastern Indiana Regional College Fair

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Over 50 colleges and universities participate each year in the Southeastern Indiana Regional College Fair.  Also, Hanover College Director of Financial Aid, Richard Nash, will present a Financial Aid Information Session in Horner Center Room 102 at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  Students and parents are welcome to attend either session.

Southeastern Indiana Regional College Fair
Thursday, September 24, 2015
6-7:30 p.m.
Horner Center at Hanover College

For more information, contact Barbara Sims at (812) 866-6700 or sims@hanover.edu

KSBA First Degree College Scholarship Program

 

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KSBA First Degree College Scholarship Program

For the fifth consecutive year, the Kentucky School Boards Association will provide $2,500 college scholarships to one male and to one female member of the Class of 2016. The scholarship is good to any two-year, four-year college or university. This is a one-year, non-renewable scholarship.

For more information and to download an application please visit the KSBA scholarship webpage. Copies of the application can also be found in the Trimble County College and Career Center at Trimble County High School.  Please return completed applications to Mr. Buchanan – College and Career Counselor. 

Apply for Scholarships Today!

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You may think it is overwhelming and impossible to win scholarships found on certain websites, but one thing is for sure…if you don’t apply you won’t win. The best advice is to apply for as many scholarships as possible to increase your chances of winning! Below are some links to get you started. Settle in for the long haul and start filling out those scholarship applications today!

http://www.fastweb.com/content/scholarship-videos
http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/the-2015-scholarships
http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/featured-scholarships

INSTAGRAM

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I suppose it is time for the College and Career Center to jump head first into Instagram. This will be a great way to get even more college and career information to those who need it most. Help spread the word to students and families in Trimble County and beyond. Follow @trimbleccc on Instagram!