There are a variety of financial assistance programs available for students to attend Haney. Students may apply based on financial need and/or merit. Financial assistance may be awarded from one or any combination of federal or state grants, institutional, state, and private scholarships. Furthermore, all students are afforded the right to appeal eligibility determination as set forth in the Florida State Board of Education rule 6A-20.0371 as recorded in the Florida Administrative Code, under the authority of 1009.42(1) Florida Statute (Financial aid appeal process). For more information go to the state's website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/ or email: Osfa@fldoe.org. Below are the various types of assistance and information on a few agencies. The Office of the U.S. Department of Education has an informative web site at studentaid.ed.gov for more information.
Typically scholarships are awarded to a student based on merit, achievement, and/or attainment of academic requirements. Scholarships do not have to be repaid usually, unless there is a requirement set that has not been met by the student. In addition to an application, students may need to satisfy other requirements for the scholarship.
Florida Bright Futures
Florida Bright Futures is a Florida scholarship program available to high school students who meet academic requirements. Bright Futures pays a portion of a student’s tuition. Current information on Bright Futures scholarship requirements, eligibility, and etc., may be found at www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org.
Scholarships in the General Scholarship fund (AGE students), Miscellaneous Scholarship fund (CTE students) and the Haney Financial Aid Fee fund are used to assist students in paying for tuition, fees, books, and supplies. Any current or prospective student may apply to these funds for assistance to start or continue a program based on the criteria of each fund. Applications are available in the Student Services offices and via email. The applications must be returned to the Student Services/Financial Aid offices.
All students, whether current or new, must meet the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) requirements or be enrolled in remediation to be eligible for this scholarship. Students may apply for assistance as frequently as needed, but funds may not be awarded each time. Students who are awarded funding will be notified of the award or denial by phone or letter depending on time constraints. A complete list of guidelines is available in Financial Aid.
CareerSource Gulf Coast Workforce Training Scholarships
Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program, CareerSource Gulf Coast offers career guidance and financial assistance with occupational skills training. Tuition, as well as training-related costs such as books, supplies, uniforms, shoes, and certification/licensure fees required after completion of training may be covered.
Job seekers/students interested in training assistance must:
Meet eligibility requirements for the WIOA program. Eligibility is assessed individually and is based upon household income and employment status
Participate in approved training provider programs. Approved training programs at Haney Technical Center include: Aviation Airframe Mechanic, Aviation Powerplant Mechanic, Computer Systems & Information Technology, HVAC, Industrial Pipefitter, Practical Nursing, and Welding.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) when enrolling in programs that are eligible for federal financial aid
Meet admission requirements of the training provider and be accepted into the training program of interest
To apply for a workforce training scholarship, please apply at: Application or stop by the CareerSource Gulf Coast office at Haney Technical Center. The office is located on the first floor in room 140 or you may call Angela McLane at (850) 767-5500 ext. 212-3111.
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Haney does not participate in any student loan programs.
Florida Student Assistance Grant-Career Education (FSAG-CE)
The Florida Student Assistance Grant-Career Education is a need-based grant for eligible Florida residents enrolled at least half-time (450 clock hours) in a technical or vocational certificate program. Priority is given to early applicants. Award amounts vary depending on each student's need and enrollment level. This program has very limited funding. The grant will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For more specific eligibility information, contact the Financial Aid Office.
Pell Grant (Title IV)
The purpose of the Pell Grant is to provide funds to qualified students who demonstrate financial need that will assist them in obtaining the benefits of a post-secondary education. Every student enrolled in a Pell-eligible certificate program should complete and electronically submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. Paper applications are also available by calling the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED AID. To designate Haney Technical Center to receive your FAFSA information use School Code 010826.
To be eligible for Title IV aid, students must have earned their high school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent . A Pell award is a grant provided for educational costs and does not have to be repaid unless the student has been over awarded. Eligibility is determined by student and/or family financial status per the U. S. Department of Education regulations.
VA Education Benefits
Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational Benefits are designed to provide eligible individuals with an opportunity for educational and career growth. We at Haney Technical Center are pleased and honored to assist you in utilizing your benefits to your best advantage. We welcome you to our school campus and hope you will significantly benefit through your academic training.
IMPORTANT VETERAN ADMINISTRATION INFORMATION
- FOR DETERMINATION OF BENEFITS: www.VA.GOV
- VA EDUCATION OFFICE: 1-(888)-442-4551
Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Regional Office
P.O. Box 8888
Muskogee, OK 74402-8888