Financial Aid / Scholarships
Financial aid and scholarships are a wonderful way to help with the cost of college.
FAFSA is a federal student aid program that provides a wide variety of resources for parents and students. Students interested in applying for grants or loans will use this website. The FAFSA application is online and requires information from both students and their parents.
||The US Department of Education is a resource that helps students and parents understand the difference between loans, grants, and scholarships.|
||FinAid is an easy to navigate website with informational resources and a college cost calculator.|
There are many scholarships that students can apply for. Some scholarships are available to everyone, but some are based on the students career path or interest. It is important to look for scholarships that will fit the needs of the student. Below are some web pages that can help finding scholarships that apply to you.
|East Tex Telephone||TBA|
|Rusk County Electric Coop||TBA|
|East Texas Communities Foundation administers a variety of scholarships that have been established by generous individuals to assist students with their educational pursuits. Whether honoring loved ones or providing for a specific field of study, each scholarship expresses a deep belief in the power of education to help young people achieve their dreams.||http://etcf.org/scholarships/available-scholarships/|
THE MINNIE STEVENS PIPER FOUNDATION
|The Minnie Stevens Piper foundations has a wide variety of information and a comprehensive list of scholarships that students can apply for.||https://comptroller.texas.gov/programs/education/msp/|
APPLYING TO COLLEGE
Apply Texas- this is a website where a student can apply for all Texas public universities, as well as some 2-year and private universities