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you are a high school student, register for the national ACT or SAT
exams and request that your ACT or SAT scores be sent to Northeast
must apply for federal aid electronically. A FSA ID is needed as an
electronic signature. To apply for a FSA ID go to https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm. If
you are a dependent student, your parent will also need to apply for
a FSA ID to sign your FAFSA electronically.
for admission and declare a major. Have your official high school
and/or college transcripts and ACT or SAT scores sent to Northeast
for financial aid at www.studentaid.gov. You will need to do this as soon
as possible after October 1 of EACH
YEAR in which you
wish to receive aid. Include our federal school code of 005378.
The result of the FAFSA tells us how much and the types of federal
aid for which you are eligible and is required for scholarships such
as Tennessee Lottery. Northeast State will receive the results from
the federal processor in approximately one week.
all requested information to the Financial Aid Office. The Federal
Government selects a percentage of all aid applicants for a process
You will be notified by mail of what is needed. You will have to
submit your family’s income tax transcripts, documentation of
untaxed income, a Verification Worksheet, etc., as soon as possible
to your Financial Aid Office. Funds may or may not be available at
the start of school for those applicants turning documents in after
corrections should be submitted through the Financial Aid Office.
The Financial Aid Office will transmit them for you electronically
for those students who do not need signatures on their FAFSA.
Corrections will generate a new Student Aid Report from the Federal
eligible for aid, you will receive an award letter after you have
submitted all required forms and processing has been completed. Your
award is automatically accepted and your account will be credited up
to the level of your award(s). If you will not attend Northeast
State Community College, please sign and return your award letter to
the Financial Aid Office rejecting the aid.
are based on the number of hours enrolled as of the census date
of term), and Federal Pell, SEOG, TSAA, TN Promise, and Tennessee Lottery
Scholarships will not be adjusted for the addition of hours after
the census date.
Call the Financial
Aid Office at 423.323.0252 for more information.