One of the determining factors of a smooth transition to college
is making certain to take advantage of all financial aid and
scholarship services that are available both through government and
BASIC FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION
1. Need Based $
~Based on family income
~2 Step process
*FAFSA Application (file after January 1) awards students Pell Grant money from the federal government
*TAP Application awards students TAP money from New York State and will only go to a NYS college
2. Merit Based $ / Scholarship $
~What organizations have you and your family belonged to?
~Do you have a family member who is a veteran, a union member, etc.?
B.Local Community – Class Night Scholarship Roster
~Coordinated through the Counseling Office
~Rosters handed out and posted this website during the 1st week of February
~Most applications are due throughout the Month of April
~Awarded at the Class Night Ceremony on Thursday, June 2 2016 at 6 pm
~Coordinated through individual colleges
~Educate yourself regarding their process for awarding money
~CSS Profile may be required for some private colleges
~Locate $ through a variety of sources
~Individual college will inform you of our options
Helpful website: See Guidance & Counseling Office Website for more info:
on any LINKS included in the above document to access the appropriate
website or use the the links and documents below to assist your journey
through the "paying for college process".
Files Related to Financial Aid
Can you afford your college choices?
Funding your education
Links Related to Financial Aid