College Preparation and Financial Aid
Applying for College
Please click the links below for more information on how to apply for college.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
The FAFSA is an application that is used in determining student grants, work study and loan amounts. It is also used to determine the amount of money a family is expected to contribute to the price of attending a postsecondary institution. This application is critical because it is used for Federal Pell Grants and other financial aid offered by colleges and universities. For more information information about FAFSA or to fill out an application, please click here.
Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. The office of Federal Student Aid provides grants, loans and work-study funds for college or career school. For more information, please click here.
Additional Financial Aid Resources
College Covered - Discover Financial Aid Assistance
Federal Student Aid Hotline - Text In Your Questions
Oklahoma's Promise (OHLAP)
Make the grades, stay out of trouble, earn college tuition - it's Oklahoma's promise!
Applicants must be:
- Oklahoma residents
- Students in grades 8-10
- Students whose parents earn $55,000 or less per year*
- Students who promise to meet the requirements of the program
Scholarship information is updated in Naviance regularly by the BeyondBA office
Students may log in to their account at http://connection.naviance.com/brokenarrowhs by using their username (graduation year first name last name) and password (student ID number).
Additional Scholarship Resources
Fin Aid - The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
Book recommendation: "Winning Scholarships for College" by Marianne Ragins