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Read all about it in the CDA Press:
ATTENTION PARENTS OF 2016 SENIORS!
North Idaho College is sponsoring a FAFSA Completion Day THIS SATURDAY. Students do NOT have to attend NIC to attend this event.
Saturday, March 5, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Get help completing the 2016-2017 financial aid application regardless of which college or university you plan to attend.
WHAT TO BRING?
Social Security Number
2015 W2 Forms
2015 Federal Tax Return (if filed)
Sponsored by: Financial Aid Office
Phone: (208) 769-3368
The NIC Professional-Technical Open House is an annual event that welcomes community members to learn about the Professional-Technical programs and short-term training programs offered through North Idaho College. College instructors will be on hand to provide information on programs and give tours of lab space. Student services professionals will be available to answer question about enrolling in Professional-Technical programs and financial aid assistance. Financial aid presentations will take place at 4:45 and 5:30. The Professional-Technical Education Open House will take place on Wednesday, February 24th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm in the Hedlund building. Parking on campus is free for this event. More information about this event can be found at https://www.nic.edu/admissions/visit/ProfessionalTechnicalOpenHouse.aspx.
FROM ICF Feb 2016 e-bulletin:
The Idaho Community Foundation has more than 70 scholarship opportunities for students seeking assistance with the cost of higher education. The deadline to submit the ICF Scholarship Application is April 1.
In 2015, ICF awarded nearly $525,000 in scholarships to over 220 students throughout Idaho.
The application and information about all ICF scholarships is here. For more information, email Donor Services Director Elly Davis or call her at (208) 342-3535.
VISIT THE ED INFO CENTER'S LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE FOR MORE NORTH IDAHO SCHOLARSHIPS
Read full article in the CDA Press: http://cdapress.com/article_795bc02a-c8c7-11e5-8728-4b747f24824a.html
For more info:
"The path to improving Idaho’s economic prospects goes through postsecondary campuses. The Legislature must help more students on their way.
On Monday, Lt. Gov. Brad Little urged education committee members to adopt a resolution calling for 60 percent of Idahoans between the ages of 25 and 34 to have a college degree or postsecondary certificate by 2020. The State Board of Education adopted that goal in 2010.
It might take a revolution, rather than a resolution, to get there. The current rate is about 40 percent."
Read Full Editorial at: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2016/feb/02/editorial-education-investment-will-pay-off/
Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article54130945.html
The College, Careers & Coffee group meets monthly on the FIRST TUESDAY at 8:00 a.m. at the Idaho Department of Labor, Post Falls Office at 600 N Thornton St.
The purpose of this group is to connect individuals who are interested in promoting college and career opportunities, options and resources.
View the January Newsletter
The 2016-2017 academic year lasts from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.
A FAFSA can be filed for the 2016-2017 academic year any time between January 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.
NOTE: You do NOT need to have completed your 2015 Tax Return to begin the application process.
Visit https://fafsa.ed.gov/ for more information.
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