Student Financial Services - Useful Web Sites

Student Financial Services - Useful Web Sites

Useful Web Sites

Filling out a FAFSA (on the Web)

FAFSA on the Web
(Federal school code: 002883)
www.fafsa.ed.gov

Help in Completing the FAFSA
Click here

Create a New Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID
Click Here

Applying Aid to your Account

MPN (Master Promissory Note) and Entrance/Exit Counseling
https://studentloans.gov

US Selective Service System
www.sss.gov

NYS Tap Application
https://www.tap.hesc.ny.gov
(undergraduate TAP code 1022)

Title IV Authorization
www.utica.edu/titleiv

Other Useful Web sites

Add or Waive Health Insurance
http://www.haylor.com/college/utica-college/
You are automatically billed for UC's Health insurance but if you have your own insurance you can waive the fee. Keep in mind you can only do this between July 13 through September 15.

Completing Consent Form
www.utica.edu/consent
Completing the consent form can give you access to discuss your account over the phone in greater detail. You can add parents/legal guardians as well giving them full access to discuss your student account. Keep in mind we cannot discuss any information over the phone without verifying the student or the parent due to Federal regulations.

List of Alternative Loan Lenders
Loan comparison tool through HESC.ny.gov
Looking for an alternative/private loan? This website will assist with a full list of lenders and provide the tools necessary to compare each lenders terms and rates.

Financial Calculators (Web Calculator)
www.finaid.org/calculators/finaidestimate.phtml
Estimate your student financial aid, your expected family contribution (EFC), and your financial need using this free service provided.

The Financial Aid Information Page
www.finaid.org
The smart student guide to financial aid. This website offers comprehensive information about financial aid, advice and tools.

US Dept of Education Student Financial Assistance – The Student Guide
http://studentaid.ed.gov
Federal Student Aid is an office of the U.S. department of Education. Get all the up to date information on financial aid needed to make it as easy as possible to get what you need for higher education.

US Dept of Labor
http://www.bls.gov/oco/
Comprehensive information regarding labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.

New York State Higher Education Services Corp (NYHESC)
www.hesc.ny.gov

College Opportunities
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

NY College Savings Program
https://www.nysaves.org/

Guide for International Students
www.edupass.org

NYS Financial Aid Information
www.nysfaaa.org

NYS ACCES-VR information
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr

US Veterans Administration
http://www.va.gov

College Opportunities

AmeriCorps Education
http://www.americorps.gov/

College Board On-Line
www.collegeboard.com

Scholarship Search

You can search for scholarships from outside sources that fit your profile using free services offered on the Web. Simply answer a few questions, and the services will give you a list of scholarships you might be eligible for. Click on the links below to start your scholarship search.

The content of this page may occasionally change. Inclusion does not necessarily indicate an endorsement by Utica College. Be an informed consumer, ask questions.

  • Unusual Scholarships
    http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/unusual.phtml
    This page lists some of the more interesting, esoteric and unusual scholarships FinAid has encountered.

  • http://www.amsa.com/
    At American Student Assistance, the vision is for every student who wants a college degree to be able to get it in a financially responsible way.

ABSN/RN to BS and other Health Related Health Professions

AfterCollege
http://www.aftercollege.com/content/article/aftercollege_aacn_scholarship/

The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program.

APNA Janssen Student Scholarship
http://www.apna.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3317

New York State Nurses Association
http://www.nysna.org/
The New York State Nurses Association is a union of 37,000 frontline nurses standing together for strength at work, our practice, safe staffing, and healthcare for all. We are New York's largest union and professional association for registered nurses.

Daughters of the American Revolution Organization
National Office
http://www.dar.org/
Most of DAR's volunteer work is accomplished by the grassroots efforts of chapters on the local level which focus on the mission areas of DAR by encouraging members to become involved in these initiatives in their local communities. Learn what DAR does to promote Historic Preservation, Education and Patriotism.

HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program
http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/index.html
Provided to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2 year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent) at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.

AARP Foundation Women's Scholarship Program
http://www.aarp.org/aarp-foundation/info-2010/scholarship-opportunities.html?cmp=RDRCT-WOME_02NOV_010
The AARP Foundation Women's Scholarship Program is helping win back opportunity for low-income, 50-plus women by funding education, training, and skills upgrades that can lead to better employment and increased financial security for women and their families.

CampusRN Scholarships for Nursing
http://www.campusrn.com/network/scholarship_program
CampusRN has launched a scholarship program in conjunction with the creation of the CampusRN state edition network. This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN awards six $2500 scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region

Discover Nursing Scholarship Search
http://www.discovernursing.com/scholarships#locations=ny
DiscoverNursing.com is an online extension of the Campaign. It’s where nursing organizations, schools, hospitals and other healthcare groups share information and resources to help provide opportunities for students and nurses alike.

US Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Health Service
http://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/index.cfm
The IHS Scholarship Program provides qualified American Indian and Alaska Native health professions students an opportunity to establish an educational foundation for each stage of your pre-professional careers.

March of Dimes
http://www.marchofdimes.com/nursing/index.bm2?cid=00000003&spid=ne_s3_1&tpid=ne_s3_1_3
To recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies, the March of Dimes offers several $5,000 scholarships annually to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing.

NAACP Scholarships
http://www.naacp.org/pages/naacp-scholarships
Each year the NAACP, through generous donations, is able to provide scholarships to outstanding students. It is the duty of our dedicated Scholarship Committee to determine the most outstanding individuals to receive these awards. The NAACP does not provide financial aid to individuals, only scholarships through this process.

National Hispanic Health Foundation
http://nhmafoundation.org/index.php/scholarship-program
The National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program is the only national scholarship program targeted at Hispanic students who are committed to careers in health care and enrolled full-time in dental, medical, nursing, public health, and policy schools.

Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program
http://www.minoritynurse.com/find-scholarships
MinorityNurse.com is the leading career resource for nurses and the largest dedicated diversity nursing jobs board. We advertise nursing jobs across our social media channels as well as centrally at minoritynurse.com. We also provide a wide range of free career articles, advice and information for nurses and run a CV database for jobseekers.

Gates Millennium Scholars
http://www.gmsp.org/publicweb/Scholarships.aspx
The GMS Program is more than just a scholarship. GMS offers Gates Millennium Scholars with Academic Empowerment (ACE) services to encourage academic excellence; mentoring services for academic and personal development; and an online resource center that provides internship, fellowship and scholarship information.

American Assembly for Men in Nursing
http://www.aamn.org/scholarships.shtml
The AAMN Foundation is pleased to offer educational scholarships which are made possible through the generosity of our AAMN members and the benevolent giving of select groups of donors.

Nursing Scholarships for Hispanics
http://nahnnet.org/NAHNScholarships.html
Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited full-time LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs.

NY State Regents Professional Opportunity Scholarship
http://www.hesc.com/content.nsf

NY State Tuition Assistance (TAP)
https://www.tapweb.org/
Welcome to TAP on the Web! This online application process allows you to apply for New York State's Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) is the State's student financial aid agency, helping people pay for college by administering 19 student financial aid programs, including TAP, a highly successful College Savings program, and offering guidance to students, families and counselors.

Tylenol Brand Scholarship Fund
www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship

National League for Nursing
http://www.nlnfoundation.org/Scholarship_Awards.cfm

New York Times Company
http://www.nytco.com/social_responsibility/college_scholarship_program.html

www.finaid.org
Exhaustive college and financial aid information site that includes several cost calculators and other planning tools.

www.fastweb.com
Choose the ‘search for scholarships’ link.

www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/scholarships/nursing
United States Department of Health and Human Services Nursing Scholarship search site.

www.studentaid.ed.gov/publicservice

Please visit the following link from Utica College for further information on possible scholarship options which may be available
http://www.utica.edu/finance/sfs/options/options.cfm

Note: Aid/Funding may not be available each year. Check each link individually for all details pertaining to possible scholarship information.

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