2014-15 Financial Aid Brochure
Processing your Financial Aid 1. Complete the Admissions process. 2. Complete your 2014 federal income tax returns. 3. Use the information from your tax returns to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Be sure to list York College so that we will receive your results. Our Title IV school code is 002567. It is highly recommended that you use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool available on the FAFSA to upload your federal tax information. York College will receive your FAFSA results electronically 5-7 business days after you submit your FAFSA. 4. After analyzing your FAFSA results, York College will issue a tentative award package detailing the Federal Financial Aid you are eligible for according to the FAFSA results. Further information on scholarship awards will be available as the office receives applications and recommendations for each student. 5. Following the priority scholarship deadline, a final award packet will be sent. This will detail all financial aid available to the student as well as a cost worksheet, payment plan information, etc. for the Student Accounts Office. 6. Complete and return the award letter, cost worksheet, and other payment documents to the Financial Aid/Student Accounts Office within 30 days from the date on the award letter. York College Expenses for 2014-15 Tuition for 12 -15 hours per semester Technology Fee Room and Board Residence Halls (15 meals/week) Single Room Upgrade Apartments (10 meals/week) Total for Year Residence Halls (double occupancy) Apartments (or private room) $15,680 $ 400 $ 6,100 $ 400 $ 6,500 $22,180 $22,580 Financial Aid Office (800) 950-YORK www.york.edu/admissions/aid.asp Financial Aid Brien Alley â€“ Director of Financial Aid email@example.com or (402) 363-5624 YORK C OLLEGE . 1125 EAST 8TH ST YORK, NEBRASKA 68467 A Fellowship of Learning... A Community of Faith Academic Scholarships Presidential Scholar – Must have ACT score of 30 or higher; please see website for full list of qualifications and necessary application materials. Dean’s Scholar – Must interview for the Presidential Scholar National Merit Finalist or Semi-Finalist Academic Scholarships – Will be awarded on a graduated scale based on ACT/SAT score for first-time college students. A minimum GPA requirement must be met in order to renew the scholarship each year. Contact the Financial Aid Office for specific award amounts and requirements. Departmental Grants – First time students to York College (freshmen or transfers) may apply. Must meet GPA and/or ACT/SAT score requirements. See website for full list of qualifications and necessary application materials. Grants are offered from the following departments: Behavioral Sciences English Biblical Studies Fine Arts & Communication E.A. Levitt School History of Business Natural Sciences & Mathematics Education Physical Education Valedictorian – Must have ACT score of 27 or higher Salutatorian – Must have ACT score of 27 or higher Talent Scholarships York College Athletic Scholarships – Scholarships are available by recommendation in the following sports: Baseball (M) Basketball (M) (W) Soccer (M) (W) Softball (W) Track/Cross Country (M) (W) Volleyball (W) Wrestling (M) Cheer and Pom Squad (W) Federal Financial Aid PELL Grant – Awarded to students with exceptional financial need (award is based on FAFSA results) Federal SEOG Grant – Awarded to students with exceptional financial need ($500 average) TEACH Grant – For education majors going into high need fields (Please go to www.studentaid.ed.gov for more information on high need fields and terms of service) Direct Loans: Creative Arts – Scholarships are available by recommendation for the following activities: Celebration Singers Concert Choir Drama Speech Team Other Scholarship Opportunities AIM Program Graduate Campus Ministry Psallo Sibling Discount Yearbook Editor/Asst. Editor Child of: Foreign missionary Church of Christ minister Church of Christ vocational minister Christian college employee Christian school employee Outside scholarships from local organizations and national scholarship contests. Annual Maximum 1st Yr. $3,500 $2,000 -------- $5,500 2nd Yr. $4,500 $2,000 -------- $6,500 3rd Yr.+ $5,500 $2,000 -------- $7,500 Independent Undergraduates/Dependents unable to borrow under the PLUS program Dale Larsen Heritage Scholarship – First-time York College students who are members of the Church of Christ may apply by submitting a letter of recommendation from an elder, minister, or other church leader and a personal essay on their faith and participation in the church. Returning students must submit an essay annually to renew their scholarship. Admissions Ambassador Dependent Undergraduates Base Additional Supplemental Subsidized Unsubsidized Unsubsidized Stafford Base Additional Supplemental Subsidized Unsubsidized Unsubsidized Stafford Annual Maximum 1st Yr. $3,500 $2,000 $4,000 $9,500 2nd Yr. $4,500 $2,000 $4,000 $10,500 3rd Yr.+ $5,500 $2,000 $5,000 $12,500 Federal Perkins Loan – This is a need based loan for up to $5,500 annually (awarded at discretion of the Financial Aid Office). Federal Parent PLUS Loan – Federally backed loan taken in parent’s name for the student (a credit check is required). Parent can borrow up to the cost of attendance minus other financial aid. Federal Work Study Program – There are over 150 work study jobs available on campus. Students must complete a FAFSA and submit an application online in order to qualify for either a federal or institutional work study job. Jobs are given based first on financial need and then on a first come, first served basis. Jobs are usually between 4.5 and 9 hours per week and pay Federal Minimum Wage. Other Financial Aid You may also apply for private alternative loans from participating lending institutions. For more information, please visit our website at www.york.edu/admissions/aid.asp or contact the Financial Aid Office.