February Newsletter

Post date: Feb 23, 2017 4:23:46 PM

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.

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

OSAC SCHOLARSHIPS

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.

Use this simple url, ASPIREOregon.org, to access the Coordinator and 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.

Watch this video to learn how to complete the OSAC Scholarship Application.

Questions? Contact ASPIRE at (541) 687-7400 or contactus@aspireoregon.org

ASPIRE is a mentoring program within the Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC). OSAC is an office of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

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