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    Federal and State Resources

    Higher Education is a big investment but it is also a key factor in achieving economic well-being and an improved quality of life. There are federal and state funds available to help students pay for college and higher education training.

    Step #1 for every student interested in receiving any kind of financial aid and scholarships is to complete the FAFSA!!!! (see below)

    For information on various careers and their potential earnings look at the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the U.S. Department of Labor - http://www.bls.gov/oco/

    For information on U.S. Military Service Academy nominations, go to the website of your Senator and/or Congressional Representative and click on Services or Constituent Services (U.S. Coast Guard Academy does not require a Congressional nomination).
    *It is suggested that you obtain this information during the Spring of your Junior year of high school.
    Click here to find your U.S. Senator.
    Click here to find your U.S. Representative.

    Federal Financial Aid - FAFSA

    For more federal student financial aid information go to www.studentaid.ed.gov.
    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA opens the door to the federal aid process.

    Complete the FAFSA online by going to www.fafsa.ed.gov.

    FAFSA applications for an upcoming school year are available as of January 1 of that year. After January 1 you should complete that year's FAFSA application as soon as possible. For example, if you plan to enter college in September 2014 you should complete the FAFSA as soon after January 1, 2014 as possible. Also each state and college has their own FAFSA deadline; check to be sure you meet those deadlines to be eligible for your state's financial aid programs.

    Prepare ahead of time by going to www.pin.ed.gov and getting your PIN (personal identification number). The student and parent each need a PIN to complete the FAFSA online with their electronic signatures.

     

    State Financial Aid

    States in the DEF region: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia 

    For state student financial aid information contact your state office via one of the links below:

     

    Delaware Higher Education Office
    Delaware Department of Education, The Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal Street, Ste. 2, Dover, DE 19901
    Phone 302-735-4120 / 800-292-7935
    Fax 302-739-5894
    Email dheo@doe.k12.de.us
    Website www.doe.state.de.us/high-ed

    The Delaware Higher Education Office administers 23 state-sponsored financial aid programs and 7 private scholarship programs to help Delawareans continue their education after high school. Applicants for all state-funded programs must be Delaware residents. Under "Publications" on their site check out the Delaware Scholarship Compendium , compiled and distributed by the Delaware Higher Education Office. April 15 is the Delaware deadline for the FAFSA to be considered for Delaware state scholarships.


    Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
    6 N. Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
    Phone 410-767-3301 / 800-974-0203
    MHEC/Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)
    Phone 410-767-3300 / 800-974-0203
    Fax 410-332-0250
    Email osfamail@mhec.state.md.us
    Website www.mhec.state.md.us

    The state has an extensive array of financial aid programs in the form of grants, scholarships and awards for students who want to further their education beyond high school. March 1 is the Maryland deadline for the FAFSA to be considered for Maryland state scholarships.


    State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)
    101 N. 14th Street, 10th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219
    Phone 804-225-2600
    Fax 804-225-2604
    Website www.schev.edu

    The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) is the Commonwealth's coordinating body for higher education. SCHEV administers over 30 programs and regulations and coordinates a variety of applications for state and federal grant awards. SCHEV has a number of statutory responsibilities including the administering of state-funded financial aid programs, including the TAG program for students at private institutions. Check with SCHEV, your state financial aid administrator, for Virginia's FAFSA deadline.

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