Complete the FAFSA
The FAFSA must be filled out if you want to receive any federal financial aid such as Pell grants and student loans. OTC’s school code, 030830, must be on the application for the college to receive your results.
If you complete a FAFSA between January and June, there are two FAFSA applications available online. Read Which FAFSA should I complete? to help determine which application to fill out.
Apply for Financial Aid
Click on the links below to find out more information on each type of aid, how to apply and other important dates for financial aid.
- GRANTS: does not need to be repaid
- LOANS: borrowed money which must be repaid
- Missouri A+ program: scholarship funds for eligible graduates of A+ designated Missouri high schools
- Federal Work-Study : money students earn employed at OTC
- Veterans Services: educational assistance for students eligible to receive Veteran’s benefits
Apply for Scholarships
Scholarships are designed to fit varying needs of OTC students. So, whether you are completing a GED, re-entering college or graduating high school, there are scholarships you can apply for at OTC!
Complete My Financial Aid File
Once OTC has received your FAFSA, the Financial Aid Office will communicate if any additional information is needed through your MyOTC. You can also get this information by clicking on “Financial Aid Notifications” on your Access Tab. The Notification tells you if you need to turn in documents or make corrections to your FAFSA.
After you turn in your information you may check the status of your documents at “Check My Financial Aid File” on your MyOTC.
How to Keep my Financial Aid
In order to keep your financial aid for future semesters, attend your classes and receive good grades.
If you are struggling in your classes be proactive and ask for help. OTC has resources to help you be successful in your classes: