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Paying for College

Financial Aid Forms


2014-15 Financial Aid Forms

These forms should be used fall semester 2014–summer session 2015.

Submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.gov. MCTC uses the results of the FAFSA to determine your eligibility for federal and state aid.

Go to the FAFSA Website

To complete your FAFSA, you must officially sign it. You may sign it electronically at www.fafsa.gov using your federal PIN. If you are not able to sign electronically with your PIN, you may sign and submit this form to the MCTC Financial Aid Office

Download Signature Page

Most of your student information is protected under the Federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act. This form allows you to authorize MCTC to release information you specify to a third party, such as a parent.

Download Form

Additional information may be required to determine your eligibility for Minnesota State Grant funding. Submit this form if requested by the MCTC Financial Aid Office.

Download Form

A student is allowed to receive financial aid funding for credits taken at another institution (including study abroad) provided there is a consortium agreement between the two institutions.

Download Form

Additional information may be needed if you or your parents have untaxed income. Submit this form if requested by the MCTC Financial Aid Office.

Download Form

2015-16 Financial Aid Forms

These forms should be used fall semester 2015–summer session 2016.

Additional information may be required to determine your eligibility for Minnesota State Grant funding. Submit this form if requested by the MCTC Financial Aid Office.

Download Form

A student is allowed to receive financial aid funding for credits taken at another institution (including study abroad) provided there is a consortium agreement between the two institutions.

Download Form

To complete your FAFSA, you must officially sign it. You may sign it electronically at www.fafsa.gov using your federal PIN. If you are not able to sign electronically with your PIN, you may sign and submit this form to the MCTC Financial Aid Office

Download Signature Page

Additional information may be needed if you or your parents have untaxed income. Submit this form if requested by the MCTC Financial Aid Office.

Download Form

2015 FAFSA Step-by-Step

This video will walk you through seven easy steps to complete the new 2015 FAFSA.

Watch Video

Is College Worth the Cost?

Liberal Arts / General Education

An op-ed piece in the Star Tribune discusses a recent report from the Pew Research Center showing the earnings gap between those with and without a college education is widening.

"Among 25- to 32-year-olds, the average annual income of college grads working full time is $17,500 more than those whose formal education ended with high school, Pew reported. College grads also are more likely to be working and more satisfied in their jobs. Those disparities “have never been greater in the modern era,” the report said.

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MCTC Honors Scholarship Recipients and Donors at Breakfast

MCTC 2014 Scholarship Breakfast celebration

The MCTC Foundation held its 11th annual Scholarship Breakfast for students who received Foundation scholarships in the last year and the donors who made those scholarships possible. More than 200 students applied for these scholarships, and this year the Foundation will grant more than $300,000 in scholarships.

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