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Financial Aid Office pages - need-based grants, loans, work-study, and Veterans' benefits
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  • From the Mesothelioma Cancer Center: Tis' the season of giving and Asbestos.com is offering $5,000 in scholarships to two students that would like to help us spread awareness about the deadly disease, mesothelioma. The deadline for the spring semester entry is January 20. You can find more detailed information about our scholarship program at www.asbestos.com/scholarship/

  • The Excel Builders Scholarship: http://excelbuilders.com/scholarship

  • The Tom and Myra Kilgore Academic Scholarship of $1,000 will be given to two students obtaining sophomore status at NACC a DeKalb County resident and a Jackson County resident. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5. The scholarship application form is available from Heather Rice, Development Director, in PA 116 or Susan Webb in PA 205. The application deadline is May 1, 2013.

  • NACC One-Semester Current Student Scholarship is for current students with a minimum GPA of 4.0. This scholarship covers tuition only. For more information please contact Susan Webb:  email webbs@nacc.edu  phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • The J. Howard Chandler Scholarship awards $2,680 per semester for four semesters to a math, science, or engineering major. Download the application form here as a pdf document: Chandler Scholarship. For more information: webbs@nacc.edu  phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • The Ray E. Ashley Flying Fortress Scholarship will award $2,000 per semester for tuition and books to a GED graduate with a sincere interest in the fields of technology or pre-engineering. Download the application form here as a pdf document: Flying Fortress Scholarship. For more information: webbs@nacc.edu  phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • The website StudentScholarships.org lists various scholarships available across the nation. Here is a printout of recent examples: New Scholarships (pdf).

  • Over one hundred community-based scholarships are provided each year by local organizations, businesses, and individuals. Students can find out about these in their communities, schools, or workplaces.

  • The Alabama Broadcasters Association will be awarding $30,000 (10 $3,000 scholarships). The application will be due in April and awarded this May for Fall 2013. Application forms are available at www.al-baedfoundation.com. For more information, please call Niki Thomas at 1-800-211-5189.

  • MassMutual offers $5,000 scholarships to high-achieving African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Hispanic students interested in careers in the insurance and financial services industry. Students can apply beginning in their sophomore year, online at www.act.org/massmutual. Contact Susan Webb for more information: email webbs@nacc.edu  phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • Leadership in Child Care (LICC) Scholarships are available for those interested in the Child Care field. Contact Susan Webb for more information: email webbs@nacc.edu  phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative Scholarship Program will award one scholarship to a high school student and one to student already enrolled in college.

  • The Coca-Cola Two-Year Scholarship Program is described at www.coca-colascholars.org  For more information, contact Susan Webb: email webbs@nacc.edu  phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • The Alabama Kidney Foundation offers a scholarship to individuals who are dialysis or kidney transplant patients or who are children of such patients. For a description of the scholarship and application, download: Alabama Kidney Foundation (pdf). Contact Susan Webb for more information: email webbs@nacc.edu  phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • The Spina Bifida Association of Alabama established its Higher Education Scholarship Program to create and enhance the opportunities for persons with Spina Bifida to achieve their full potential through higher education. Persons with Spina Bifida who want more information about this scholarship should contact Susan Webb: email webbs@nacc.edu  phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • MENSA Education Foundation Scholarship Essay Contest awards range from $300 to $1,000. For more information please contact Susan Webb at phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • Latino students should also see the Hispanic Scholarship Fund at http://www.hsf.net/ 

  • More information for Hispanic students: Affordable Colleges Online: Hispanic Student's Guide for Higher Ed

  • Cancer survivors under age 25 can apply for a $1,000/yr scholarship at the
    American Cancer Society, 800-227-2345 or or www.cancer.org
    The deadline is February 1.

  • Alabama Inter-Tribal Council Program is for low income American Indians, Alaskan Natives and Hawaiian Natives. Please call 800-400-3533 or view their website http://itcala.org/scholarships.html

  • Alabama Indian Affairs Commission: Students must complete basic criteria to apply for AIAC scholarship. Please call 334-242-2831.

  • Matthews-Harris Book Scholarship is a $400 book scholarship. For more information please contact Susan Webb: email webbs@nacc.edu  phone ext 2248, office in room PA 205.

  • The Senior Adult Scholarship Program automatically waives tuition (though not other fees) for college-credit courses for any student 60 years of age or older who is admitted to the college and to a program of study, when space is available.

  • The Rainsville Career Center (sometimes called the Employment Office) can assist you in finding a job and can give special assistance if you qualify for WIA (Workforce Investment Act) and TRA/TAA (Trade Act). Click here:

More opportunities become available all the time. Students already enrolled should check campus bulletin boards and listen to announcements.

Other sources of aid can be found on the Internet, but you should be careful about advertisements and should NEVER PAY for information. All you need to know about applying for financial aid can be learned FREE. The best sources of information are high school guidance counselors, NAFSA, college financial aid offices, and college websites.