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Financial Aid Information for 2014 Graduates. Susan Carr, M.Ed. January 14, 2014. College Applications. Scholarship Applications. Typical Requirements. Legal Name Transcripts References. Legal Name. Exactly as it is on birth certificate.

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financial aid information for 2014 graduates
Financial Aid Information for 2014 Graduates

Susan Carr, M.Ed. January 14, 2014

typical requirements
Typical Requirements
  • Legal Name
  • Transcripts
  • References
legal name
Legal Name

Exactly as it is on birth certificate

official transcripts s ealed and usually mailed directly from ths
Official Transcripts (Sealed and usually mailed directly from THS)
  • Complete a “Transcript Request Form”
  • Provide a college addressed, stamped envelope to the Counseling Center for each official transcript
unofficial transcripts
Unofficial Transcripts
  • May be photocopied and sent by student
  • Usually acceptable for scholarship applications
  • See Ms. Cortez in the Counseling Center for an updated copy
letters of recommendation
Letters of Recommendation
  • Completed Data Sheets
  • Providing adequate time is crucial!
  • Provide an addressed, stamped envelope or arrange to pick up in person
a caution
A Caution….

Attach only what is requested…nothing more and nothing less

how to make 40 00 an hour
How to Make $40.00 an Hour


$8 hourly= $6.40

31.25 hours =$200


Complete (5) Applications @ (1) hour each

Receive (1) @ $200 Award=

$40.00 hourly

scholarship resources
Scholarship Resources
  • FAFSA (online January 1)
  • Miscellaneous Sources (ongoing in CCC and from outside resources)
  • THS Scholarship Handbook
the fafsa www fafsa gov
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • “Live” now for Fall 2014
  • “Sooner the Better”
the importance of fafsa
The Importance of FAFSA
  • Need-based Awards
  • Aid based on the financial situation of a family and student
  • Merit-based Awards
  • Academic, athletic, arts, etc.
  • Most require a completed FAFSA
ths fafsa night

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

THS Library

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

the applications
The Applications

AISD General Scholarship Application

Specific Organization Applications

BE CERTAIN you are using the correct application!

aisd general scholarship application
AISD General Scholarship Application

Access application from CCC webpage

Complete and make one copy in CCC, then copy as many as needed

Add attachments requested

Turn into CCC on February 26, 2014

Alternative version the application on AISD website

See Mrs. Brandt for details

  • The first “General Application” is for CCC
  • Be sure it’s complete
specific organization application
Specific Organization Application
  • Generally on-line applications
  • You are responsible for all requirements for these applications!
specific application example harwell and harwell
Specific Application Example: Harwell and Harwell
  • APPLICATION: Harwell and Harwell DEADLINE: February 27, 2013
  • 80 gpa or better
  • Academic achievement
  • Leadership in and out of the classroom
  • US citizenship or legal resident
  • Transcript
aisd general application due date
AISD General Application Due Date

February 26, 2014

@ 4:00 p.m.

Alphabetize by Scholarship

CCC copy on top

Bring all at one time

amarillo area foundation www amarilloareafoundation org click receive
Amarillo *AREA* Foundation (Click “Receive”)
  • Collection of area scholarships
  • Top 26 Texas counties
  • Detailed online application form
amarillo college foundation www actx edu foundation
Amarillo *COLLEGE*
  • AC General Scholarship Application
  • “Other Scholarships”
    • The Sybil B. Harrington Scholarship
local colleges and universities
Local Colleges and Universities
  • AC Foundation
  • Buff Promise
  • Red Raider Guarantee
local ths scholarships
Local THS Scholarships
  • Jane Williams Memorial
  • R.A. Selby Memorial
  • J.W. and Lavern M. Collins Memorial
  • Coca-Cola (Local)
  • Amarillo West Rotary
  • Opportunity Plan
scholarships by staggered deadlines
Scholarships by Staggered Deadlines
  • Sybil B. Harrington Scholarship: Feb. 1

  • Amarillo *Area* Foundation: Feb. 14


  • AISD Local Scholarships: Feb.26
  • Amarillo *College* Foundation: March 1

  • FAFSA: (March 1 if possible)

how to get started
How to Get Started

Clear “Visual Clutter”

non negotiable

“Thank You!”

let us know
Let Us Know!

Only scholarships that are recorded can be recognized!

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