Category Archives: Scholarships and Financial Aid

FAFSA Kittens

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Scholarships Available to Immigrants Regardless of Status

From Long Island Wins: Sometimes it is not easy to pursue your dreams when your immigration status is an obstacle to achieving them. As immigration advocates, we continue to fight to provide our nation’s immigrants with a more inclusive and … Continue reading

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The Dream.US Scholarship Deadline March 17

The DREAM.US scholarship is still available for undocumented students to apply. As a reminder, it’s a national scholarship fund which can provide highly motivated undocumented students who have DACA or TPS status the opportunity to fund their college education. The … Continue reading

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In FAFSA Simplification, Complexity

From Inside Higher Ed: It seems, all of a sudden, that there’s a rush among policy makers in Washington to chop off questions from the 108-question Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA. Senator Lamar Alexander, who … Continue reading

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Making “mistakes” on the FAFSA

From NYC CollegeLine: Boys and girls, planning is good. Lying is bad. Once folks have access to the right information, choosing to misrepresent their household, income, or assets puts them on a slippery slope. In my experience, people often get … Continue reading

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YMCA NYC’s Spring FAFSA Completion Events Starting Soon!

With the support of HESC the YMCA will be hosting 25+ FAFSA completion events throughout the city. All the events are open to the public and many are hosted at our branches. We also are providing metrocards to families so … Continue reading

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YMCA NYC Hosting FAFSA Completion Events, January-March

With the support of HESC the YMCA will be hosting 25+ FAFSA completion events throughout the city. All the events are open to the public and many are hosted at our branches. We also are providing metrocards to families so … Continue reading

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