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Types of Aid

Grants

Grants come from funding that does not have to be repaid. Federal financial aid types and amounts are determined by financial need, availability of funds, and academic performance. If you are eligible for federal student aid, Francis Tuttle will send you an award letter. Agency Funding comes from outside entities. You will want to coordinate with the agency to find out their eligibility requirements.

Francis Tuttle Scholarships

Scholarships come from funding that does not have to be repaid. If you are accepted, the person who provided the funding will send you an award letter.

Scholarships on the Internet

Scholarships come from funding that does not have to be repaid. If you are accepted, the Internet scholarship web site will send you an award letter.

Loans

As of July 1, 2013, Francis Tuttle is no longer participating in the Federal Direct Stafford Loan or Parent PLUS Loan programs.

If you borrowed student loans prior to July 1, 2013, please remember that you must complete your Exit Counseling here.

You may contact the FSA Student Loan Ombudsman Group online, by telephone at 877-557-2575, through fax at 606-396-4821, or via mail at FSA Ombudsman Group, PO Box 1843, Monicello, KY 42633.

Federal Work-Study

Federal work-study funding is available to students with unmet need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).To apply, go to www.fafsa.gov.

Typically, work-study positions are advertised by the department with a job opening.You must apply through the department with the opening, and you must confirm that you are eligible for Federal Work-Study.If you are offered the position, the Financial Aid Office will determine how much you may earn and the eligibility period.

For additional terms and conditions, please review the job description or check with the financial aid office for specific conditions related to the position.

Veteran/Military Benefits

Career Development and Personal Enrichment Classes

Qualified, active duty military, reserves, National Guard, and veterans receive free tuition for Career Development and Personal Enrichment Classes. The individual is responsible for books and any student fees.

In order to be eligible for the discount, an individual must currently be a member of the armed forces or have received an honorable discharge from the armed forces. One of the following military documents is needed:

  1. Valid, current military ID
  2. Department of Defense Form DD-214 indicating an honorable discharge
  3. Valid, retired Military ID
  4. A veteran-designated driver’s license
  5. Veteran Health Insurance card

VA Student Handbook

Academic progress policies for VA Benefits.

All students must turn in a complete Evaluation of Previous Training and Credit Form to the Financial Aid Office before the Veteran Benefits will be certified. Your instructor will help you to complete this form.

To qualify for VA Educational Benefits, including the GI Bill or Dependents’ Educational Assistance, students must be enrolled in an eligible career training program. For 2018-2019, the eligible career majors are Practical Nursing, Dental Assisting, Cosmetology, Nail Technician, Esthetician, Automotive General Service Technician, and Culinarian.

  1. Students may apply online at www.ebenefits.va.gov. Under “Apply”, click Education Benefits. When applying for education benefits, students must determine which chapter of benefits they are eligible to receive. Students who do not know the chapter may call the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-888-442-4551.
  2. When the Department of Veterans Affairs approves the application, they will send the student a Certificate of Eligibility. The student must bring a copy of this letter to the Financial Aid Office.
  3. Any student who has served in the military must bring a copy of his or her military transcript and transcripts from all prior post-secondary institutions to the Financial Aid Office. Military transcripts can be found at https://jst.doded.mil/smart/signIn.do. Click on REGISTER. Print transcript and summary. Air Force-CCAF can be requested at www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf/
  4. The student’s instructor must complete the Evaluation of Previous Education and Training. The student, instructor, and Financial Aid Office must all sign this form. This applies to all students, even if they have never attended a post-secondary institution or served in the military.
  5. Student who have served in the military must bring a copy of his or her DD-214 (Member 4) to the Financial Aid Office.
  6. Once the student has brought the approval letter, copies of all transcripts, a copy of the DD-214 (if applicable), and the Evaluation of Previous Education and Training to the Financial Aid Office, the Financial Aid Office will certify the student’s enrollment.

Students receiving Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation must contact VAVR at 405-951-3400 and complete Form 28-1905. The Financial Aid Office must have this form to complete your enrollment certification.

The student’s enrollment will be certified at the beginning of each term if the student remains eligible. If a student falls below the school’s attendance policy within the term (has more than 9% unexcused absences), then the student’s benefits will be terminated for the term. Students must also have a C average for the term to remain in good standing. Students who do not meet the attendance policy and do not have a C average for the term will lose eligibility for VA Benefits at Francis Tuttle until s/he once again meets the standards. Students whose benefits are suspended have the right to appeal by writing a letter to the Financial Aid Office. The appeals committee will respond to the student’s appeal within two weeks.

 
 
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