At Bramson ORT College, we believe that paying for college should never be a reason why students are unable to get the education they deserve. We encourage you to visit the Office of Financial Aid at any one of our locations or call the office at 718-261-5800 ext. 643 for an appointment with a financial aid counselor for more information about the best way to finance your education. If you’ve chosen Bramson ORT College because we meet your educational objectives, we are prepared to work with you to find ways to help you meet your college expenses. Our goal is to never let money get in the way of attending Bramson ORT. Here you will find information about a combination of academic scholarships, need-based grants, loans, and jobs that can help get you started.
You are urged to read our Frequently Asked Questions about Financial Aid for more information.
Please contact the Bramson ORT College Financial Aid Office at 718-261-5800 ext. 643 or financialaid@BramsonORT.edu if you have any questions about financial aid and scholarships. The office can also provide you with all of the forms that you need to complete to apply for financial assistance.
How To Apply For Financial Aid
To apply for financial aid at Bramson ORT College, you must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) either via the web at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ or by paper. The Federal school code is 014662.
New York State residents will receive an Electronic TAP Application (ETA) directly from Higher Education Services based upon your filing the FASFA. Complete the ETA and return it to Higher Education Services to complete the TAP application process. The Bramson ORT College TAP code is 0055 for undergraduates. You can estimate your TAP award by using the TAP Estimator at http://www.hesc.com/.
Once you have mailed your application to HESC, you will receive an award letter. In the meantime, you can check your application status at http://www.hesc.com/.
After the completed FAFSA is mailed to the Dept. of Education, you will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR). Bramson ORT College will also receive a copy of the SAR that we will use to determine your award eligibility.
Bramson ORT College financial aid office offers the following financial aid:
(To those who are qualified)
These different types of financial aid are bundled together to form your financial aid award package.
Bramson ORT College Scholarship
The Financial Aid awards Bramson ORT College Scholarships. Applications must be completed by February 1. If you would like more information about scholarships, you should contact Financial Aid Office: 718-261-5800 ext. 643.
In addition to Scholarships offered by Bramson ORT College, there are thousands of companies, foundations and groups that offer private scholarships based upon a variety of criteria. You can search for opportunities at http://www.fastweb.com/ or http://www.scholarships.com/. You should also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ (FAFSA) to take full advantage of Federal and New York State Aid Programs.
There are several lenders that offer alternative loans in addition to or in place of the Stafford Loan. Requirements differ and rejection by one lender does not mean that you cannot apply to another for consideration. Listed below are the links to several lenders. These loans should be considered only after your eligibility for the Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized has been determined.
Please choose a bank to file you loan with from the following list.
Once your FAFSA is completed and processed, you will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR). If it indicates that you were selected for a process called Verification, you must provide a copy of the prior year Income Tax return(s) and complete a Dependant or an Independent Verification Worksheet.
A. Complete the Dependent Worksheet (you must have the free Acrobat Reader software) if you had to supply your parents income information on your FAFSA. Make sure you and one of your parents sign the Verification Worksheet.
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B. Complete the Independent Worksheet (you must have the free Acrobat Reader software ) if you were NOT required to supply your parents income verification.
Immigration and Naturalization Service
If you are an eligible non citizen and Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) cannot confirm your residency status, you must provide the Financial Aid Office with a copy of your Green Card or your I-94 Form.
If you are a U.S. Citizen, and Social Security Administration can not confirm your citizenship, you must provide the Financial Aid Office with a copy of your Birth Certificate or a copy of your Naturalization Certificate.
Male Students must be registered with selective service. You can register or check the status of your registration at http://www.sss.gov/.
TAP Change Form
For college code or address changes, you may complete a TAP Change Form at the TAP web site at http://www.hesc.com/.
You must file and complete processing for all financial aid, grants, and loans no later than two weeks before the beginning of a term.
Full payment of your tuition is due two weeks before the beginning of each semester.
Bramson ORT College will contact you regarding the completion of your financial aid forms, but it is your responsibility to make sure you have submitted the required forms.