ERIC Number: ED430202
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Financial Aid Handbook for High School Counselors.
Oregon State Scholarship Commission, Eugene.
This booklet is intended to supply high school counselors in Oregon with information and forms that will aid in helping high school students obtain financial aid for higher education. It is divided into three parts. The first section, "About Student Financial Aid," provides information on how and when to apply and what happens after the application is received. "Grant and Scholarship Programs Administered by the OSSC" (Oregon State Scholarship Commission), discusses grants funded by the state of Oregon, privately and federally funded scholarships administered by the OSCC, searching for scholarships, and using the Internet to find financial aid sources. The third section, "Federal Student Loan Programs," describes the Federal Family Education Loan Program, including Federal Stafford Loans and Federal PLUS loans as well as the Federal Direct Loan Program. Appendixes are: "Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA);""Title IV Codes of Oregon Colleges and Universities, and Some Schools in Other States"; "Application Information for Student Financial Aid 1999-2000"; "Student Budgets 1998-99"; "Financial Aid Offices--Addresses, Phone and Fax Numbers"; "Reference Books and Pamphlets"; "Ford Scholars Special Recommendation Form"; "Watch Out for Scholarship Scam!"; and "Oregon State Scholarship Commission Home Page." (MKA)
Descriptors: Federal Aid, High Schools, Higher Education, Paying for College, Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
Oregon State Scholarship Commission, 1500 Valley River Dr., Suite 100, Eugene, OR 97401-2130; Tel: 541-687-7400; Tel: 800-452-8807 (Toll-free); Fax: 541-687-7419; Web site: http://www.ossc.state.or.us
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Scholarship Commission, Eugene.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon