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Scholarship and Financial Aid

Financial Aid FAFSA Assistance

Does the thought of completing the FAFSA scare or intimidate you? Have no fear, the Garrett College Financial Aid team is here to help!
Schedule a virtual appointment for one-on-one assistance to complete the FAFSA today. As of October 1st, the FAFSA is now available to be submitted for the 2021 school year, so don’t delay! Watch the Garrett College Facebook page for FAFSA Friday’s with informative FAFSA information.
Given the virtual environment for many higher education institutions, large group presentations are not able to be completed at this time. But have no fear – FINANCIAL AID IS ON IT! We are currently preparing a virtual financial aid presentation that you and your family can view at your convenience, and can even watch again if needed. Additional information will be forthcoming.
In collaboration with Frostburg State University, we will be hosting open Financial Aid Q&A sessions. Further information on dates/times will be shared soon!
Be prepared to file and submit your FAFSA by having the following items ready:
Has the student and at least one parent completed the FSA ID & Password? Available now at
Helpful to have your 2019 Federal 1040 tax forms present when completing the FAFSA.
Think ahead about the 10 schools you may want to list on the FAFSA.
Members of the Garrett College Financial Aid Team can be reached daily from 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. and are also available both evenings and weekends by appointment. Schedule appointments online at or call 301.387.308
The Maryland Office of Federal Student Aid (OFSA) will be hosting two-days of Virtual Financial Aid Bootcamps on October 20-21, 2020. Sessions will be provided both during the day and evenings. Learn about how to complete the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and the federal financial aid process. Registration is required. See below the link to register for the sessions.

College and Financial Aid Notes:

Seniors can now apply for Federal Financial Aid. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA) by going to to begin today!
Wondering what Maryland offers for financial aid? Curious about what colleges or technical programs are in Maryland? Discover the many resources offered. Go to MHEC
Discover more resources for Financial Aid and how to apply to colleges in the Southern Guidance Schoology group. Create a Schoology account and notify your child's school counselor to be added to the group.
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MARYLAND JCI SENATE SCHOLARSHIP – DEADLINE IS JAN. 22, 2021- Maryland JCI Senate will award two $1,000 scholarships to seniors from Maryland schools. Recipients are selected based on merit and need. Information and applications are available online at, click on “Scholarship Program”
GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLAR – Scholarship awarded in memory of the late President Ronald Reagan to reward college bound seniors who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Numerous renewable scholarships are awarded in the amount of $10,000, up to $40,000 per recipient. For more information go to

Scholarship Opportunities

2022 Jane B. Avery Keepsakes Award for High School Seniors
To support the future endeavors of local high school graduates, Our Town Theatre will provide a total of $2,000 in cash awards to graduating seniors each year. The awarded students must be residents of Garrett County. Performances will be the weekend of March
25 and 26, 2022.
The awards will be divided between students who live in the Northern Garrett and Southern Garrett school districts. Students who are graduating outside of county public schools (homeschool, private school, etc.) are eligible to compete. Immediate family
members of the Theatre’s board or of award judges are not eligible.
For each school district, three awards will be presented:
$500—first place
$300—second place
$200—third place
For more information, please click 2022 Jane B. Avery Keepsake Award application..

Scholarship and Financial Aid Resources

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Get information about consolidating your federal student loans.
View information about federal loans and grants you have received.
The goal of this web site is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid. In addition, we provide our information free of charge to help students avoid scholarship scam artists and misleading authors who promise "secrets" to what is essentially publicly available information

Garrett College Scholarship Info Scholarship booklet is now available in Guidance. Seniors who did not pick one up at the College Expo can stop by in Guidance to obtain one for Garrett College.

Frostburg Scholarship Booklets are available online at

Allegany College Scholarship Booklets are available online at

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