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WHAT: FREE FAFSA

WORKSHOP

YOU NEED

  •   REMEMBER OCTOBER 1ST.

    The FAFSA Application opens once a year and students are encourage to submit an application to be eligible for financial aid while they are in college.

  •   PERSONAL EMAIL

    Personal email must be valid and unique for both the parent or legal guardian and the student. The email must be accessible. Do not use a high school email address.

    Student: ______________________ Parent: _______________________

 FSA ID USER NAME

Must be 6-30 characters. Do not use your name or birthdate. Your email can be used as an alternative FSA ID user name.

Student: ______________________ Parent: _______________________

(FreeApplicationfor FederalStudentAid) Academic Year: 2022—2023

Fall ‘22—Spring ‘23—Summer ‘23

WHEN: Every Tuesday in October 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

HOW: RSVP by calling the WRTTC: Diana Mesa

Financial Aid Specialist 432.336.7882 dmesa@midland.edu

One Parent per Student Social Distance & Masks Highly Recommended

WHERE: WRTTC 1309 W. IH-10

Ft. Stockton, Texas-79735

 PASSWORD Must be 8-30 characters and contain

upper and lowercase letters, numbers.

Student: ______________________ Parent: _______________________

  •   2020 INCOME TAX RECORDS

    Records needed for both parents and student if the student worked during the identified year.

  •   SELECTIVE SERVICE

    All males over the age of 18 must register with the Selective Services to qualify for Federal Student Aid.

  •   SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

    If you do not have a SSN please contact your colleges financial aid office or the WRTTC Financial Aid Specialist for guidance.

  •   PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD

  •   DRIVER LICENSE NUMBER

  •   CHALLENGE QUESTION & ANSWERS

    1.______________________________ 2.______________________________ 3. ______________________________ 4. ______________________________

Midland College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Tana Baker, Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer, 3600 N. Garfield, SSC 242, Midland, TX 79705, (432) 685-4781, tbaker@midland.edu; Natasha Mor- gan, Director Human Resources/Payroll, 3600 N. Garfield, PAD 140, Midland, TX 79705, (432) 685-4534, nmorgan@midland.edu. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http:// wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm or call 1 (800) 421-3481.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is the different forms of financial assistance that can be applied to your student account to pay for your college education. Student must verify that all requirements are met to receive financial aid from the Financial Aid Office.

 Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA—fafsa.gov

College students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA once a year to be eligible for specific student aid, for ex- ample work-study and scholarships. Graduating high school seniors are now required to complete a FAFSA Application as part of their high school graduation re- quirements. For more information regarding graduation requirements, please contact your high school counselor.

 Grants

A grant is a form of financial aid that doesn’t have to be repaid (unless, for example, you withdraw from school and owe a refund, or you receive a TEACH Grant and don’t complete your service obligation). A variety of fed- eral grants are available, including Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grants, and Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants.

 Scholarships

Many nonprofit and private organizations offer scholar- ships to help students pay for college or career school. This type of free money, which is sometimes based on academic merit, talent, or a particular area of study, can make a real difference in helping you manage your edu- cation expenses.

Scholarships Opportunities

Complete and submit scholarship applications prior to deadlines. Please contact your high counselor for area/ school specific/ merit scholarships.

 High School Clearing House Scholarship Application/ Specific High School Scholarship Program

Contact: High School Counselor’s Office

Deadline: _________________

Local organizations and individuals annually offer several scholarships to deserving gradu- ating seniors. Contact your high school coun- selor for specific scholarship opportunities in your community.

 Piñon Scholarship Contact: info@pinonfoundation.org Deadline: _________________

The Piñon Scholarship Program is for the ben- efit of Fort Stockton and Sanderson High School graduates. The scholarship is also based on the recipients' Grade Point Average (GPA) and total credit hours earned from the previous semester.

 WRTTC-Midland College Scholars’ Dollars Scholarship

Contact: Elizabeth Lara elara@midland.edu

Deadline: _________________

Scholars' Dollars Scholarship Fund annually awards Pecos County residents enrolled at the Midland College—Williams Regional Technical Training Center students. The Scholars' Dollars Scholarship program assists dual credit high school students, college stu- dents, and technical training students with their financial educational needs.


The FAFSA Application opens every year on October 1st.

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 Work-Study Jobs The Federal Work-Study Program allows you to earn

money to pay for school by working part-time.

 Loans

When you receive a student loan, you are borrowing money to attend a college or career school. You must re- pay the loan as well as interest that accrues. It is im- portant to understand your repayment options so you can successfully repay your loan.

 Aid for Military Families

There are special aid programs or additional aid eligibil- ity for serving in the military or for being the spouse or child of a veteran.

 Aid for International Study

Federal student aid may be available for studying at a school outside the United States, whether you’re studying abroad or getting your degree from an international school.

 Aid From Your State Government

Other than federal aid, you might be eligible for financial assistance from your state. Contact your state grant agen- cy for more information.

 Aid From Your College or Career School Many schools offer financial aid from their own grant

United States Department of Education. (n.d.). Access Denied. Federal Student Aid: Office of the United States Department of Education. Retrieved September 30, 2021, from https://studentaid.gov/understand-aid/types.

 Slough Scholarship Contact: Slough Administrator

and/or scholarship funds.

Deadline: _________________

The Charles, Lela and Mary Slough Founda- tion Scholarship was established to help Texas residents entering or enrolled in any college or university within the United States. The Slough Administrator reviews all applications and recommends scholarship recipients.

Got Questions? Contact us at the WRTTC 432.336.7882 1309 W. IH 10 Fort Stockton, Texas - 79735

Midland College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Tana Baker, Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer, 3600 N. Garfield, SSC 242, Midland, TX 79705, (432) 685-4781, tbaker@midland.edu; Natasha Morgan, Director Human Resources/Payroll, 3600 N. Garfield, PAD 140, Midland, TX 79705, (432) 685-4534, nmorgan@midland.edu. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http:// wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm or call 1 (800) 421-3481.

slough_scholarship@midland.edu

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Demographic & Miscellaneous Information

Create a digital notebook with the following information. This information is sensitive and should be kept in a safe place.

  •   Copy of your Driver License

  •   Copy of your Social Security Card

  •   Copy of Health Insurance Card

  •   Copy of Immunization Card

  •   Copy of your Car Insurance

  •   Copy of High School Transcript

  •   Copy of College Transcript

  •   Copy of Test Scores (SAT/ACT/TSI)

  •   Copy of your Certification/Licenses

  •   Letters of Recommendation

  •   Personal / Professional Email

  •   All Passwords & Pin Numbers

  •   Updated Resume

  •  Our Student Services Office stands ready to assist students and parents with college admissions, advising, and financial aid questions and applications. Se habla Español    Diana Mesa Financial Aid Advisor dmesa@midland.edu 432.336.7882 Andres Madrid Recruiter & Advisor amadrid@midland.edu 432.360.8044  1309 W. I10—Ft. Stockton, TX   


Midland College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Tana Baker, Title IX Coordinator/Compliance Officer, 3600 N. Garfield, SSC 131, Midland, TX 79705, (432) 685-4781, tbaker@midland.edu. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/nondisc.html or call 1 (800) 421-3481.