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Student Success - First Year, Any Year: Financial Aid, Scholarships, & Work

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FAFSA4caster Estimate your eligibility for Federal and other types of financial aid. 
Federal Student Aid Information about types of financial aid, the application processes, and student loan repayment.
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Submit this official application to be considered for financial aid money.
Guide to Completing the FAFSA Application Step-by-step guide to fill-in the FAFSA application.
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) Site to apply for New York State student aid money. Gives information about the New York State Tuition Assistance Program or TAP.
Part-Time Tap Information New York State money for part-time students.
New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Information about New York State money for college, repaying loans, and loan forgiveness.
Scholarship Search This page on the CUNY Web site has links to four different FREE, online scholarship search tools.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship Programs The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need. Our scholarships provide financial assistance and academic support to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students.
Kaplan Foundation Scholarships Provides tuition assistance to low-income Black, Latino and Native American students of exceptional merit transfer from associate’s degree programs to top four-year colleges, while preparing them to succeed academically and assume leadership roles in their professions and communities.
OpportunityNYCHA Offers general and application information for three college scholarships for public housing residents: The Cannon Heyman & Weiss Scholarship Fund, the NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship, and the Regina A. Figueroa Memorial Scholarship  
LaGuardia Community College Foundation Scholarships Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic performance, community service, and extracurricular activities. Scholarship applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so students needing financial assistance are encouraged to apply. 
LaGuardia Community College Faculty Council Scholarships A list of scholarships and awards (with their respective application links) that are offered by LaGuardia Community College's Faculty Council.

 

GI Bill Comparison Tool This tool will give you an idea of the percentage of tuition and fees your Post- 9/11 GI Bill beneifts will cover. The Post- 9/11 GI Bill is an education benefit program for individuals who served on active duty after September 10, 2001 that can cover be use to cover 100% of the tuition and fees charged by public colleges.
Summary of VA Education Benefits A seven page booklet that outlines the education benefits veterans may receive through the Veterans Benefits Administration of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Briefly describes the different benefit programs and how they funds mya be used.
Higher Education Services Corporation: Veterans Tuition Awards Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) are awards for full-time study and part-time study for eligible veterans matriculated in an approved program at an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting institution or in an approved vocational training program in New York State.

 

Associations Unlimited A directory of approximately 460,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields including IRS data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations. Some organizations provide scholarships and other forms of tuition assistance.
Job & Career Accelerator Provides resources that can make getting a job easier. Allows you help you to explore over 1,000 occupations, gives interview tips, tutorials to improve your resume and cover letter writing. Also searches local and national internship offerings.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center Provides information on jobs and industries as well as information on resume writing, interviews, scholarships, schools and internships.
LearningExpress Online tests and tutorials for a variety of tests and subjects, including the firefighters exam, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), TOEFL, Basic Writing Success Skills, U.S. citizenship, GED and TASC.
Career Research Guide The Library Media Resources Center own guide that provides links to career and job search resources.
Vault Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what its really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want.

 

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