FCTC Financial Aid Office

FCTC Financial Aid Office We invite you to go to www.fctc.edu & click on "Admissions", then “Financial Aid” to explore the resources available to you. There are helpful links, scholarship & loan information, as well as an appointment calendar to view our availability.
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01/21/2015

Attention Students!!!!

1098-T will be mailed no later than January 30, 2015.

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08/16/2013

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08/08/2013

Tune your radios to 95.1 or 97.9 between 3pm and 5pm today! We're live broadcasting from our St. Augustine campus. Find out what's new for fall and take part in some great promotions!

07/25/2013

Checks will be mailed today for students eligible to receive a Pell grant refund check in July.

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07/09/2013

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FCTC will be closed Friday 6/28-Sunday 7/7 for summer break. Staff members return & classes resume on Monday 7/8. FCTC H...
06/27/2013

FCTC will be closed Friday 6/28-Sunday 7/7 for summer break. Staff members return & classes resume on Monday 7/8.

FCTC HOPES YOU HAVE A SAFE & HAPPY 4TH OF JULY & ENJOY YOUR WEEK OFF!

If you or someone you know is struggling to get to work because of unreliable transportation, this program could help! S...
06/27/2013

If you or someone you know is struggling to get to work because of unreliable transportation, this program could help!

SHARE on your feed, you never know who is silently struggling!

Refund checks were mailed today for those students eligible to receive a Pell grant refund in June.
06/25/2013

Refund checks were mailed today for those students eligible to receive a Pell grant refund in June.

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06/20/2013

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06/13/2013

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06/06/2013

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FCTC announces summer hours FCTC staff are available to assist students 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Thursday, June 10t...
06/06/2013

FCTC announces summer hours
FCTC staff are available to assist students 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Thursday, June 10th through Aug. 8th, for those interested in enrolling for the fall term which begins Aug. 19th.
Prerequisites apply for many programs and FCTC encourages students to apply early. Financial aid is available for qualifying students.
All FCTC campuses will be closed for holiday, July 1st through 5th. Summer session classes resume Monday, July 8th. FCTC will resume regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12th.
Call 904.547.3282 in St. Augustine or 386.326.9000 in Palatka, or visit www.fctc.edu to schedule a free tour of FCTC’s program lab areas, speak to a student advisor, or make an appointment to review financial aid eligibility.

Students who plan to attend summer session: Your enrollment and financial aid will continue without interruption. Studen...
06/03/2013

Students who plan to attend summer session: Your enrollment and financial aid will continue without interruption.

Students whose program is closed for summer or who opted not to attend summer session: Your financial aid will be processed in June. When you return in August, you will resume your class (and payment period) as if there were no interruption. If a refund check is due to you, it will be mailed by June 28th.

As always, please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions. :) Rebecca 904.547.3511 [email protected] or Von 904.547.3512 [email protected]

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06/03/2013

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The financial aid office will do one final check of renewal applications for current students. Please make sure you comp...
05/31/2013

The financial aid office will do one final check of renewal applications for current students. Please make sure you complete your renewal to secure your aid for next school year, which begins in August. Complete instructions and forms are here:http://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/forms%20packet%20APR%202013(2).pdf

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05/31/2013

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05/20/2013

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Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day!
05/10/2013

Happy Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

"Whether the situation is big or small, every single person decides just how much to suffer for it. When faced with the ...
05/09/2013

"Whether the situation is big or small, every single person decides just how much to suffer for it. When faced with the same situation, each of us decides just how to frame and feel that situation." Viktor E. Frankl

05/08/2013

SHAWN CARTER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION DEADLINE is May 31, 2013 - CLICK LINK TO APPLY TODAY!!! http://www.shawncartersf.com/apply/

Eligibility Requirements: Qualified applicants must be a high school senior, college student, and/or between the ages of 18-25, pursuing studies at a vocational or trade school. All applicants must be a US Citizen and complete the on-line application no later than the published deadline date, which is May 31, 2013. The Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation is unique in that it offers scholarships to single mothers, children who attend alternative schools, students who have earned a GED, students with grade point averages of 2.0 and students who have previously been incarcerated, etc. but desire a higher educational opportunity. This group is generally not the recipients of college scholarships and is typically ignored by the Board of Education.

The Shawn Carter Foundation offers scholarship opportunities to any under-served student across the United States who desires a higher education. One of the key questions asked by the Foundation when students apply for a scholarship is: What are your plans to give back to the community?

This scholarship is open to the public. Please apply before the deadline May 31, 2013.

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05/08/2013

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05/03/2013

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Today was the deadline for current students to renew your financial aid application. if you did not meet the deadline, p...
04/30/2013

Today was the deadline for current students to renew your financial aid application. if you did not meet the deadline, please go here to print the instructions and forms:http://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/forms%20packet%20APR%202013(2).pdf

04/30/2013

Refund checks were mailed today for those students eligible to receive a grant refund in April.

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04/30/2013

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LAST CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS - DEADLINE APRIL 30TH: • ANCIENT CITY AUTO CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - Ancient City Auto C...
04/25/2013

LAST CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS - DEADLINE APRIL 30TH:

• ANCIENT CITY AUTO CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - Ancient City Auto Club Scholarship:Two $500 scholarships to students who want to go to school & study in the field of Automotive Technology; available to male & female students, ages 18–25; high school GPA is a consideration, but not a requirement. Interviews will be conducted by members of the ACAC; deadline April 30th:http://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/ANCIENT%20CITY%20SCHOLARSHIP%20APP(1).pdf

• ST AUGUSTINE HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP - St. Augustine High School Alumni Association: Plans are to award four $250 scholarships to SAHS Alumni currently attending FCTC. Please attach proof of your Alumni status, which would be a copy of your diploma or a high school transcript. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition and/or Bookstore purchases. Please be advised, deadline for submission is April 30th:http://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/scholarship%20sahs%20alumni.pdf

• ST AUGUSTINE WOMAN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - GFWC Woman’s Club of St. Augustine offers an annual $300 scholarship; application attached. The deadline to submit completed application and letters of recommendation is April 30th:http://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/St%20Aug%20Womans%20Club%20application(2).pdf

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04/08/2013

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St. Augustine High School Alumni Association provides two $500 scholarships to an FCTC program. The student MUST be a SA...
04/08/2013

St. Augustine High School Alumni Association provides two $500 scholarships to an FCTC program. The student MUST be a SAHS graduate, not necessarily in 2013. Application deadline is April 30th. APPLICATION IS HERE:http://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/scholarship%20sahs%20alumni.pdf

Ancient City Auto Club Scholarship: Two $500 scholarships to students who want to go to school & study in the field of A...
04/08/2013

Ancient City Auto Club Scholarship: Two $500 scholarships to students who want to go to school & study in the field of Automotive Technology; available to male & female students, ages 18–25; high school GPA is a consideration, but not a requirement. Interviews will be conducted by members of the ACAC; deadline April 30th. APPLICATION HERE:http://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/ANCIENT%20CITY%20SCHOLARSHIP%20APP(1).pdf

The GFWC Woman’s Club of St. Augustine offers an annual $300 scholarship. The deadline to submit completed application a...
03/18/2013

The GFWC Woman’s Club of St. Augustine offers an annual $300 scholarship. The deadline to submit completed application and letters of recommendation is Friday, April 30th. Application is here:http://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/St%20Aug%20Womans%20Club%20application(1).pdf
In order to apply for the scholarship, the applicant must:
1. Be a female, U.S. citizen, and a resident of St. Johns County for at least one year.
2. Have received a high school diploma or G.E.D. and be a full-time student at FCTC.
3. Provide two letters of reference: one personal (not a relative) and one professional (teacher, school administrator, or professional mentor). If currently employed or doing volunteer work, provide a letter of reference from a supervisor or manager in lieu of the personal letter.
4. Display need for assistance by completing a financial aid application & provide information regarding any financial assistance currently being received or expected.
5. Write a biography and thank you letter for presentation to the Woman’s Club.

02/28/2013

Refund checks were mailed for those students eligible to receive a grant refund in February.

Did you know that several students at FCTC are veterans? ♥ FCTC is honored to serve our veterans! Why don't you take a m...
02/19/2013

Did you know that several students at FCTC are veterans? ♥ FCTC is honored to serve our veterans! Why don't you take a minute out of your day to send an email & thank a soldier? :) "Our brave servicemen and women are making remarkable sacrifices for our country. Please help the USO show our troops our gratitude by signing our "Thank You" card today: http://bit.ly/1323MMj "

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02/12/2013

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02/08/2013
Walk Off the War Program

Attention Military Veterans - looking for something to do over spring break or summer vacation? Check into this FREE expedition– a fully funded scholarship to hike the Appalachian Trail: "We have recently teamed up with Warrior Hike and several other Military and Veterans organizations, to launch a new project called the "Walk Off the War" program. This project will provide military service men & women returning from their tours of duty in Afghanistan & Iraq, the opportunity to reconnect in a uniquely physical and psychological way – a fully funded scholarship to hike the Appalachian Trail! For more info visit: http://www.appalachiantrail.org/who-we-are/events/2013/02/05/walk-off-the-war-project "

The “Walk Off the War” program will provide military service men and women returning from their tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, the opportunity to reconnect with the United States in a uniquely physical and psychological way – a fully funded scholarship to hike the Appalachian Trail.

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01/31/2013

Refund checks were mailed yesterday, for those students eligible to receive a grant refund in January.

Northeast Florida Community Action Agency will host an orientation for their Family Self-Sufficiency Program on 2/6/13 a...
01/17/2013

Northeast Florida Community Action Agency will host an orientation for their Family Self-Sufficiency Program on 2/6/13 at 10 am. Details here:

Grant disbursements were processed for students who met their hours January 15th. Refund checks should be mailed by Janu...
01/15/2013

Grant disbursements were processed for students who met their hours January 15th. Refund checks should be mailed by January 31st, for students who have a grant credit after their expenses are deducted.

FCTC thanks the Altrusa International Club of St. Augustine, who awarded three $500 scholarships for Women in Transition...
01/14/2013

FCTC thanks the Altrusa International Club of St. Augustine, who awarded three $500 scholarships for Women in Transition attending FCTC in the 2012/13 school year. We appreciate your generosity!

FCTC is honored to offer scholarships to high school seniors in Clay, Putnam, and St. Johns Counties. Applications for t...
01/08/2013

FCTC is honored to offer scholarships to high school seniors in Clay, Putnam, and St. Johns Counties. Applications for the 2013-2014 school year must be submitted to the college no later than April 1, 2013. Interested families can print the application athttp://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/scholarship_app2013-2014.pdf

The scholarships are awarded for twelve (12) months and cover registration and tuition fees. Additional costs which may include books, supplies, and uniforms will be the responsibility of the student. Contact the Financial Aid Office at (904) 547-3511 /(904) 547-3512 or Career Navigator program at (904) 547-3367, if you should need additional assistance with your expenses.

Scholarship recipients will be notified of the scholarship awards within three to five weeks. The FCTC Scholarship award is contingent on the successful attainment of all requirements for high school graduation. Scholarship applicants must meet all requirements for the program they plan to attend. Additional details are on the application.

The Ancient City Auto Club generously offers two $500 scholarships to students who want to go to school & study in the f...
01/08/2013

The Ancient City Auto Club generously offers two $500 scholarships to students who want to go to school & study in the field of Automotive Technology. The scholarship is available to male & female students, priority will be given to applicants ages 18 – 25. High school GPA is a consideration, but not a requirement. Interviews will be conducted by members of the ACAC.
Applications are accepted until April 30, 2013. Scholarships will be awarded by May 15, 2013. Click here to print the application:http://fctc.edu/wp-content/uploads/file/ANCIENT%20CITY%20SCHOLARSHIP%20APP.pdf

You can visit the Ancient City Auto Club's website at http://local.aaca.org/ancientcity/

ATTENTION STUDENTS: Do not pay someone to help complete your tax return! There are FREE resources available:> The IRS we...
01/08/2013

ATTENTION STUDENTS: Do not pay someone to help complete your tax return! There are FREE resources available:
> The IRS website lists several legitimate companies that will allow you to file for free. Review the list to see if you qualify. http://www.irs.gov/uac/Free-File:-Do-Your-Federal-Taxes-for-Free
> Your local library will have volunteers available to assist you & provide guidance.

Don't be tempted by promises of a quick refund because these are usually refund anticipation LOANS that carry a significant fee. The IRS usually processes refunds in 2-3 weeks. Don't let the excitement of getting paid quickly cost you extra money! :)

Grant disbursements were processed for students who met their hours December 7th. Refund checks should be mailed by Dece...
12/11/2012

Grant disbursements were processed for students who met their hours December 7th. Refund checks should be mailed by December 14th, for students who have a grant credit after their expenses are deducted.

12/11/2012
Watch Your Guide to the FAFSA

A useful video on how to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available – CLICK BELOW to view the informative presentation.

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