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

 

 

 

Transferring Dual Credits?

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Many parents and students have questions and concerns about transferring Dual Credit courses from a KCTCS school to another Kentucky college or university.  Here are a few resources that will help answer questions and hopefully put your mind at ease as you prepare for the future.

How JCTC Classes Transfer

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KCTCS Transfer Policies and Agreements 

Another easy way to find out if the school/degree program will accept your credits is to contact the University/College Transfer Department.  Searching for a Transfer Credit Equivalency website will help as well.  As an example, go to Google and search for University of Louisville Transfer Credit Equivalency ” . Use this strategy and replace it with the college/university you plan on attending.

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

Wendy’s High School Heisman

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IF YOU’RE A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR DEDICATED TO LEARNING, LEADING AND PERFORMING, YOU HAVE EXACTLY WHAT IT TAKES TO BECOME A WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN.

Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must perform in at least one of the 43 school sponsored sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association. To apply go to https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/

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.