Want help with your FAFSA application?
FAFSA Fridays! On Fridays, financial aid personnel will be available to provide one on one assistance to help students complete the FAFSA application. Register for a workshop here.
In order to complete the FAFSA, you will need:
- FSA ID
- 2016 tax return documents (for 18-19 FAFSA)
- Documentation of untaxed income
- Record of assets
The FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and is completed to determine eligibility for federal aid to assist students in covering tuition costs and books. Need based grants, work-study and loans are available through completing the FAFSA.
The 2017-2018 FAFSA must be completed in order to receive financial aid for the Spring 2018 semester
The 2018-2019 FAFSA must be completed in order to receive aid for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters.
In order to receive financial aid, students must:
- Be a citizen or eligible noncitizen of the United States.
- Have a valid Social Security Number.
- Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have completed homeschooling.
- Be enrolled in an eligible program as a regular student seeking a degree or certificate.
- Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
- <p”>Register with the Selective Service System, if you are a male and not currently on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces.</p”>
- Not have a conviction for the possession or sale of illegal drugs for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid.
Create your FSA ID:https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
Am I a dependent or independent student?
Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2019. Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 14, 2019.
Connecticut – February 15, 2019, by midnight, Central Time. For priority consideration, submit an application by date specified.
Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation Deadline: April 1st, 2019
Greenwoods Scholarship Foundation Deadline: February 15th, 2019
American Savings Foundation’s Robert T. Kenney Scholarship ($1,000-4,000) Deadline: March 31st, 2019
Connecticut Association for Professional Financial Aid Administrators ($1,500)Deadline: May 15th, 2019
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxillary Group ($1,000) Deadline: March 1st, 2019
Torrington Chapter of UNICO Scholarship Program Deadline: April 1st, 2019
The DECASO ‘Future Quest’ Scholarship ($2,500) Deadline: January 1st, 2019
Soropotomist ‘Live Your Dream’ Award Application Cycle: Open July 1st-November 15th annually
Chairish Scholarship Program ($2,500) Deadline: January 1st and June 30th
John Foy & Associates Strong Scholarship ($1,000) Deadline: July 15th, 2019
RN-to-BSN Scholarship ($2,500- Open to current students and alumni) Deadline: December 31st. 2018
Wheelhouse Scholarship ($1,000) Deadline: March 31st, 2019
777SpinSlot Scholarship ($500-$1,000) Deadline: March 20th, 2019
Direct Loans Lenders Scholarships ($700) Deadlines: June 30th and December 31st
Nordson BUILDS Scholarship Program ($2,000-$10,000) Deadline: May 15th, 2019
PayDayAllDay ($500 twice a year) Deadlines: April 30th and October 30th
12M Loans Scholarship ($500) Deadlines: March 30th, July 30th, November 30th
Outdoor Stack ($1,500) Deadline: February 28th, 2019
Cocodrie Fly Fishing Scholarship ($1,500) Deadline: March 30th, 2019
JustFundraising.com ($500) Deadline: June 30th, 2019
Benzinga Scholarship for Future Leaders in Finance ($1,000) Deadline: November 30th. 2019
“Me Too” Essay Scholarship by Kurtz & Blum ($1,500) Deadline: December 14th, 2018
Children with Incarcerated Parents ($1,500 per semester) Deadline: November 15th, 2018
Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation an Creativity (up to $20,000) Deadline: May 1st, 2019
Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance Deadline: April 1st, 2019
Applying for financial aid online
What is Financial Aid?
There is financial assistance available for Northwestern Connecticut Community College students who lack the financial resources to attend college. NCCC participates in federal, state and college-sponsored financial aid programs in the form of grants and scholarships, federal work/study and federal direct student loans. NCCC will work with you to help you get the resources needed.
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What is Covered?
If a student is income eligible to receive financial aid assistance, the following may be covered:
- Out-of-pocket expenses including tuition and institution fees
- Allowance for books and supplies
Northwestern Connecticut Community College students are encouraged to access their records in Student Self-Service via the myCommNet portal for fast access to application status and award information.
Most questions are covered in the Financial Aid FAQ. NCCC’s Financial Aid Office can assist you with any specific needs.
860.738.6461 | NW-FinAid@nwcc.commnet.edu
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (walk-ins welcome!)
The financial aid office is located in Greenwoods Hall on Park Place East, Winsted, CT. Campus Map
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