GET YOUR AND YOUR PARENT’S PIN NUMBER NOW!
[Seniors] – Before beginning the FAFSA, you should apply for a U.S. Department of Education personal identification number (PIN) at www.pin.ed.gov. the PIN will allow to sign your FAFSA electronically and to correct your processed FAFSA information online. After you receive the PIN assigned to you, you can change it to something easy to remember. Don’t share your PIN with anyone!
CSO COLLEGE CENTER is an initiative of Center for Student Opportunity, a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote college access and opportunity among first-generation and historically under served student populations. www.csopportunity.org
THE PROJECT ON STUDENT DEBT Over 60 colleges, including all those in the University of California system, have developed financial aid policies that limit or eliminate student loans from financial aid packages, reducing costs for students and families. We have analyzed each of these programs and include information here for the programs that meet our guidelines. Check out our research at http://projectonstudentdebt.org/pc_institution.php
HARVARD UNIVERSITY NO TUITION FOR LOW-INCOME STUDENTS!
To find out more about Harvard offering free tuition for families making less than $60,000 a year visit Harvard's financial aid web site at: http://www.fao.fas.harvard.edu/or call the school's financial aid office at (617) 495-1581.
REDUCED TUITION THROUGH WUE
If you are from California, and you'd like to attend an out of state university, the normal non-resident tuition is $11,234 per year. With WUE, it drops to $7572. At the University of Oregon, without WUE you pay $19,338 per annum; with WUE, that number drops to $9261. To give you some perspective the tuition at UCLA is $7038 per year for CA residents. There are dozens of universities who participate in WUE and the main links are attached below. Cut and paste the following: http://wue.wiche.edu/
ACCESS SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH THE AMERICAN LEGION’S NEED A LIFT?The American Legion, an organization of wartime veterans, wrote Need A Lift?, a college financial aid handbook, to spare you frustration and save you time as you plan your "after-high-school" education. http://www.needalift.org/
WELCOME TO THE ENTREPRENEUR U
This site was created by DECA Inc. through a grant funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for the purpose of informing students, administrators and parents about the opportunities for studying entrepreneurship beyond high school.
For students, there are links to valuable information about becoming an entrepreneur, related student organizations and financial help. Both entrepreneurship teachers and students planning to study entrepreneurship at the post secondary level can find out about scholarship opportunities by clicking the scholarship button. http://www.entrepreneuru.org/scholarship/