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posted Feb 23, 2017, 8:23 AM by Editor Toolkit

FEBRUARY 2017

Current Oregon Promise recipients must file a valid 2017-2018 FAFSA or ORSAA and list an Oregon community college to renew their award. No additional application is required. Remind students to review all eligibility requirements on the OSAC website.

Continued funding for Oregon Promise is subject to Oregon Legislative approval. More information will be available by July 2017.
ASPIRE Volunteer Interest Form
Do you know someone who can support local students as they plan for life after high school? Send them our way! Direct them to this interest form on the OSAC website. 

Archived Newsletters
In the Volunteer Toolkit, you can look back at previous newsletters. Check under Communications tab and on the Home Page

ASPIRE Newsletter Subscription
Do you want to share this monthly newsletter with others? Use the link or visit Communications tab in the Volunteer Toolkit.  
Feb 15 at 5pm PST: OSAC Scholarship Early Bird Deadline
Complete applications (including transcripts) submitted by this date and time receive an early review, and error-free Apps will be entered into a drawing for one of several $1,000 Early Bird scholarship awards.   

Ford and OCF Scholarships open to Undocumented Students
OSAC scholarships offered by Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) and The Ford Family Foundation are open to DACA and other undocumented students. Need-based scholarships require the FAFSA or ORSAA to determine applicants' financial need. For help on the ORSAA, use our new ORSAA Guide

Renewal Process for Current Oregon Promise Recipients
Current Oregon Promise recipients must file a valid 2017-2018 FAFSA or ORSAA and list an Oregon community college to renew their award. No additional application is required. Remind students to review all eligibility requirements on the OSAC website.

Continued funding for Oregon Promise is subject to Oregon Legislative approval. More information will be available by July 2017.

Finding Funds in English and Spanish
You can use this presentation for financial aid nights or one-on-one mentoring. It covers general financial aid terms, financial aid opportunities offered specifically through OSAC, and scholarship and financial aid tips. 

FEB. 15 at 5pm PST: Early Bird Deadline for 
OSAC SCHOLARSHIPS

 
Use this simple url, ASPIREOregon.org, to access the Coordinator and Volunteer toolkit. 
Watch this video to learn how to complete the OSAC Scholarship Application. 
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