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Orange Technical College financial aid offices make sure every student has access to financial aid opportunities.

Financial Aid information is available to all prospective and currently enrolled students who qualify and enroll in an approved career training program. Financial Aid Awareness Month is observed in February more info at The Financial Aid offered at the CTE Orange Technical College Campuses consists of the Title IV Federal Pell Grant, Florida Student Assistance Grant, Florida Work Experience Program, Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, Student Financial Aid Fund (SFAF), private scholarships and assistance for targeted populations. Research for scholarships can be completed online at or For career and technical scholarships please visit the Horatio Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Website.

Other scholarships

Students who wish to apply for Financial Aid must visit one of the Financial Aid Offices at a CTE Orange Technical College Campuses and complete the Orange County Public School CTE Orange Technical College Financial Aid Checklist and pick up the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) worksheet or go to


  • If selected for verification by the USDOE or the school then income documentation as well as other documentation must be provided to the school before an award can be made, if eligible. NOTE: As of July 15, 2012 only a tax return transcript will be acceptable from the IRS.
  • Satisfactory academic progress must be maintained in order to receive financial assistance. Satisfactory progress is defined as student completion of 70% of the competencies as defined in the course guidelines during a payment period, coursework completion at an acceptable level of performance and attendance within the guidelines stated in the Career and Technical Education attendance policy. Students are expected to attend at least 90% of scheduled hours. Students must be on pace within their program and will be monitored during specific payment periods by completion of at least 67% of attempted clock hours in order to complete the program with the required timeframe allowed.
NOTE: It is recommended that the FAFSA be submitted for processing a minimum of two weeks prior to expected enrollment date.

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