U.S. Department of Education
The United States Department of Education establishes policies on federal financial aid for education, and distribution as well as monitoring of those funds. To find out more about their role in the financial aid system, visit their website.
IRS & 1098-T
The College of Mount St. Joseph will send the IRS form 1098-T to all students by January 31st of each year. Students will be e-mailed once the forms become available and given one week to pick them up in the Fiscal Operations office. All forms not picked up in person will be mailed to student’s permanent address on file.
The IRS website provides information about tax credits and deductions available for those paying and saving for higher education costs. The following links may be helpful in your planning:
- Publication 970 is an overall explanation about the tax credits and deductions available.
- Tax Incentives for Higher Education
- Hope and Lifetime Learning Credit
- Additional Information
These links are not intended to be tax advice. Please contact your personal tax advisor, accountant or the IRS Office for additional information.
Sponsored by the ACT, this site provides testing and financial aid information for students. Find more information on their website.
American Council on Education
ACE is the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions. They provide information on public policy as it relates to Colleges and Universities in the United States. Check out their website to find out more information.
The National Endowment for Financial Education provides this valuable resource for students who want to learn more about budgeting and personal finance. Check out their website to learn more.
Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation
This organization creates, maintains and administers funds for the cultural and educational advancement of worthy and financially needy students from the Greater Cincinnati area. Find out more on their website.
College board is a not-for-profit association connecting students to opportunities for collegiate success. Learn more at their website.
Filling out the FAFSA, or free application for federal student aid, is one of the first steps to applying for financial aid. Find more information on their website.
In addition to a number of other career and educational resources, Fastweb provides a directory of available scholarships, for free. Head over to their website to begin your search for a scholarship.
Find valuable resources, detailed information, advice on financial aid and more on the SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid. Check out their site to learn more.
Find information for veterans and their dependents regarding VA educational benefits. Check out their site to learn more.
Know how to go Ohio
Find information on getting a college education, sponsored by the Ohio College Access Network. Check out their site to learn more.
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities serves as the unified national voice of independent higher education. Find information on private colleges and universities at their website.
Ohio Board of Regents
The State of Ohio makes available to students a number of grants and scholarships. Learn more at the Ohio Board of Regents' website.
Find information on the college search process and obtaining financial aid on this U.S. Department of Education site. Check out their site to learn more.
Find information on ROTC scholarships that make it easier to afford a college education. Check out their site to learn more.