Future is Calling!
Campus Tour of Northeast Alabama
Congratulations! You are already on the right path to a better
education and better career opportunities. Take one step at a time and stay
dedicated, because you can do this! You may not have thought college was for
you, but with numerous financial aid opportunities and the various programs out
there, college is more accessible today than ever. It's almost too good of an
opportunity to pass up!
Think about all the people that
want you to succeed. We are all here to help you in any way that we can. We are
your Adult Education "family". It is our job to assist you in
accomplishing your goals and reaching dreams you may have never even considered.
program assistant for adult education, helps GED®
recipients make the transition to college. She assists
students with applying to college, exploring
financial aid opportunities, deciding on a major, and
answering any other questions you might have about
attending college. Contact Juliah Sanford by calling
256-638-2957 or 256-228-0021 or send an email to
Did You Know?
Any person who passes the GED®
can take one college class for FREE at any
community college in the state of Alabama. Take
advantage of this wonderful opportunity to expand your
Federal Pell Grant
A Federal Pell Grant is money from the federal
government awarded to college students with significant
financial need. Since this award is a "grant", it does not have
to be repaid. If you are a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
with valid documents, then you can apply for this federal aid by
completing a form called the FAFSA.
Filling out the FAFSA (Free Application
for Federal Student Aid) also has an additional bonus. Your
college can use the information you provide to help determine if
you are eligible for any of the college's grants, scholarships,
or work study programs.
It is free to apply, and you can apply online
with just a few simple steps:
Steps for Applying for
Obtain a PIN number for student and a
parent where applicable (only dependent
students' parents must obtain a PIN).
Apply online at
www.fafsa.ed.gov (This is a FREE
website). Use the IRS Data Retrieval
Tool to expedite the time in getting the
Federal School Code is 001031 for
Northeast Alabama Community College
Students are encouraged to apply as soon
as possible after January 1 for the
upcoming academic year, with July 15 as
the priority deadline.
A scholarship is
like a grant in that it does not have to be repaid.
However, scholarships are not necessarily given out
based on financial need. Some scholarships are awarded
to students based on academic ability, athletic ability,
race, or a chosen profession.
including Northeast Alabama Community College and Snead
State Community College, award scholarships for GED®
students based on their GED® test scores. Full-tuition
two-year scholarships and full-tuition summer
scholarships are available.
The application deadline for the
Pete Turnham Scholarship is June 14, 2014.
Click here for the application.
NACC GED Scholarship
The application deadline for
the Northeast Alabama Community College GED Scholarship is April 25, 2014.
for the GED scholarship
All other NACC
scholarships can be applied for online at the following
Deadline for application is January 31, 2014.
Snead GED Scholarship
deadline for the Snead State Community College GED Scholarship is March 3,
Click here for more information.
The application deadline
for the Fort Payne/DeKalb County Altrusa Scholarship is
March 13, 2014. In order to apply for this
scholarship, the applicant must be a resident of DeKalb
here for the complete application packet and
You can find
information on the scholarships your college has to
offer by looking in the course catalog or on the college
website. In general, students need to apply directly to
a school, foundation or private company to compete for a
scholarship. The website
www.studentscholarships.org also lists various
scholarships available across the nation.
Workforce Investment Act-WIA Funding
WIA funding is
primarily for dislocated workers or children of
dislocated workers. This type of financial aid is based
on income and does not cover all programs of study. For
more information on eligible programs, go online to
https://www.etpl.alabama.gov/. The Alabama Career
Centers determine if participants are qualified. Please
contact one of the following offices to make an
appointment or acquire more information:
Alabama Career Centers
Fort Payne 256-845-2900 or 256-844-4709
Rainsville/NACC Campus 256-638-2239
(Wednesdays only from 8am-4:30pm)
Scottsboro 256-574-1720 (Impact Learning
Education Opportunity Grant
Federal College Work-Study
Alabama Student Assistance Program Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant
Direct Student Loans
Veterans Education Benefits (Federal and State)
Trade Readjustment Act (TRA)
Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program (PACT)
Senior Adult Scholarship
Scholarships (community and private)