Financial Aid Articles
How do I find out my current Financial Aid status?
Viewed 19991 times since February 21,2011
To see you current status, including any documents you need to submit, your current loan information, and your awards, log into the myEdisonState portal at http://my.edison.edu and click on the blue button labeled 'My Status' in the upper left corner. ... Read More
What types of financial aid are available to students?
Viewed 5351 times since October 21,2010
Students and prospective students may be eligible for financial aid in the form of loans, grants and work study opportunities. To determine what type of financial aid may be available to you, you are encouraged to complete the Free Application for ... Read More
What is Edison State College’s school code for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?
Viewed 5006 times since October 21,2010
Our school code for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is 001477. This code is used for all campus/center locations. Read More
What are the standards of academic progress for financial aid recipients?
Viewed 4848 times since October 21,2010
According government regulations for federal financial aid programs, a student must be making satisfactory academic progress (SAP). Calculation of the standards of academic progress will include all terms of enrollment regardless of whether the student was a financial aid recipient during ... Read More
Can I buy books using my financial aid award?
Viewed 3625 times since October 21,2010
You can charge books at the Edison State College bookstores against your financial aid award. You can determine the availability of award funds for book purchases by logging into the portal. The bookstore has access to award records, so no additional ... Read More
Does Edison State College offer scholarships?
Viewed 3185 times since October 21,2010
Edison State College offers a number of academic and need-based scholarships. To learn more about what scholarships are available click here. Information about the scholarship application process can be found here. If you are interested in looking for scholarships from sources ... Read More
Do you accept Bright Futures Scholarships?
Viewed 3062 times since October 21,2010
Florida Bright Futures Scholarship awards are determined by the Florida Department of Education and may be used for tuition expenses at Edison. Florida Academic awardees may have their tuition charges paid by the program. Florida Merit and Vocational Gold Seal awards ... Read More
What are the student loan procedures for federal direct loans?
Viewed 3018 times since October 21,2010
To learn more about securing a federal direct loan, the loan process, and other features and benefits of federal direct loans, please click here. Read More
What is the Expected Family Contribution (EFC)?
Viewed 2714 times since October 21,2010
Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is the number that’s used to determine your eligibility for federal student financial aid. This number results from the financial information you provided in your FAFSA application. Your EFC is reported to you on your Student ... Read More
What documents do I need to submit to be awarded my aid?
Viewed 2545 times since October 21,2010
To find out what documents are needed to secure your financial aid award, please click here. Please note, awards cannot be finalized and disbursed until all required documents have been obtained and are on file. ... Read More
What is an award letter?
Viewed 2352 times since October 21,2010
An award letter states the type and amount of financial aid to be provided given the student accepts admission and registers to take classes. Read More
What is the Student Aid Report (SAR)?
Viewed 2337 times since October 21,2010
The Student Aid Report (SAR) summarizes the information you submit on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and provides you with your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). After you complete and submit the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov), you'll get your results in ... Read More
What is the FAFSA?
Viewed 2264 times since October 21,2010
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This form is required to determine eligibility for federal student aid and is located at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Read More
What are the guidelines for financial aid?
Viewed 2232 times since October 21,2010
To learn more about the financial aid rights, responsibilities and progress, click here. Read More
Financial Aid Verification: What is it and what do I need to do?
Viewed 1819 times since March 16,2012
Each year the federal government randomly selects some financial aid recipients for verification. The verification process requires that the school review supporting documents to ensure the accuracy of the information on the FAFSA. Information that must be verified includes adjusted gross income, federal ... Read More
How do I find out about my current financial aid status?
Viewed 1814 times since October 21,2010
To learn more about accessing the current status of your financial aid, please click here. Read More
Are there loans available for students that have been denied aid because they are on academic probation?
Viewed 1803 times since December 17,2010
There are no federal or state loan programs available for students who are not meeting the satisfactory academic progress guidelines. Some private lenders will lend to students under those circumstances; however, students who pursue that option should carefully review the interest ... Read More
Can I receive financial aid if I’ve already been awarded a bachelor's or professional degree?
Viewed 1802 times since October 21,2010
Students who have completed a bachelor's or professional degree from an institution regardless of whether the institution is unaccredited or a foreign school are not eligible for Pell, FSAG or FSEOG funds. However, students may be eligible for loans and other ... Read More
Am I eligible for federal student financial aid?
Viewed 1801 times since October 21,2010
Eligibility for federal student aid is based on financial need and several other factors. To determine your eligibility, start by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which is located at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Additional information about aid eligibility can be found ... Read More
What information does Edison State College provide about Gainful Employment disclosures?
Viewed 218 times since January 25,2013
The U.S. Education Department's Gainful Employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information to students and prospective students. Gainful Employment programs are defined by the Federal Government and are those "that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation and ... Read More