Scholarship and Financial Aid Information
What comes to mind when you think about college? Some are excited about college, while others have concerns. No matter where you fall on this spectrum, we understand that choosing to go to college is a big decision, and we’re here to help! It’s never too early to start preparing for college. Whether you’re a parent looking for college preparation tips for your young child, a grade school student, or an adult interested in going to college, we have information that can help you along the way. There are many sources of financial aid available, including grants, scholarships and loans, to help you and your family plan for and manage the cost of earning a college degree. Plus, the cost of attending an Oklahoma state college or university is among the lowest in the nation.
To be considered for federal financial aid, you must complete and submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) each year. Additionally, most states, colleges, and universities use the FAFSA to award other types of student aid, including state- and college-sponsored financial aid, such as grants, educational loans, and work-study programs. This is a freeapplication! Never pay to complete or submit the FAFSA form.
Oklahomans want to see deserving students succeed – students who study and work hard, but whose families find it difficult to afford college. If your child dreams of going to college and works to achieve it, then we can help make it a reality! To make that happen, the Oklahoma Legislature has set up a unique program for eighth-, ninth- and 10th-grade students (homeschool students must be age 13, 14 or 15) that will help pay for their college education if their family’s income is $50,000 or less at the time the student applies for the program.* This program is Oklahoma’s Promise.
OKcollegestart.org is Oklahoma’s official Web site for providing comprehensive higher education information to students, parents and counselors. Developed by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Oklahoma Guaranteed Student Loan Program, the site offers college and career exploration resources, planning tools and payment information, as well as tips and timelines for the admission process.
Your big journey begins with you, it’s your journey. Asking yourself questions can help you figure out who you are and where you want to go. Find colleges, explore careers, pay for college, get in to college and make a plan.
Tuition Funding Source is designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.
Register as a new member by clicking on the “login” button and then “click here to register”. Select your state, enter your email address as your username and create your own personal password. You only need to register the first time you use the service.
When it comes to learning about college, student loans, credit cards, and just about anything else – you can almost always find what you need on the internet. There is tons of information out there to help you learn the basics of what you want to know, at the very least.
Here at LendEDU, our goal is to help students, graduates, and parents learn the ins and outs of paying for college and managing, saving, and growing money. To help achieve this goal, we regularly post articles to our blog about a variety of topics. You can find useful tips and information about student loans, credit cards, personal loans, saving money, and much more. In addition, we often post interesting studies and instructional courses to help our readers learn in different ways.
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