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

 

 

 

Mary Jo Young Scholarship

MARY JO YOUNG SCHOLARSHIP

STUDENT MUST:

+ Be enrolled in dual credit courses at a Kentucky college.
+ Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
+ Be a legal resident of Kentucky.
+ Be a high school junior or senior during the 2016-2017 academic year.
+ Either have an ACT composite score of 18 or higher; OR achieve a grade point average
(GPA) of 2.5 or higher for the 2015-2016 academic year.

AWARD: 

+ Up to $420 for one course or $840 for two courses.
+ Reimbursement of textbook cost up to $125 for one course or $250 for two courses.

APPLICATION:

+ Applications for the 2016-2017 year will be available March 1, 2016. The deadline to apply
is May 15, 2016.

Sign or register on the KHEAA website to apply.

FAFSA Verification

 

KHEAA1Every year the U.S. Department of Education requires some students to verify the information submitted on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This important process ensures the proper amount of aid is going to the most qualified students. If you have been selected for verification, you MUST provide the information requested or you will NOT be eligible for state or federal aid. KHEAA is partnering with your school to make sure this process goes as smoothly as possible. Please follow the steps below to start the KHEAA Verify process.

KHEAA Verification Flyer

FAFSA Checklist ~ 2016-2017

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

KRMCA Scholarship

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The Kentucky Ready-Mixed Concrete Association contest is open to all students between the ages of 16-18 at the beginning of the 2015-16 school year. The rules are as follows:

  • Open to all high school students ages 16-18 at the beginning of the 2015-16 school year
  • An entry form must be included with all essays returned.  That form, along with the essay must be forwarded to KRMCA and postmarked by Saturday, October 31, 2015
  • Entries should be typed, double spaced and not exceed 600 words.

For an essay contest entry form and all eligibility requirements see Mr. Buchanan at the Trimble County College and Career Center (Room 103 at TCHS).

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.