Yeahhh, for once I'm glad I'm stupid..from my no money for school post.

  1. I was so upset over not getting any financial aid that I got out my paperwork last night and reread it and found out that I got turned down for the OIG grant, I was thinking that they were one in the same grant. I recieved a paper stating I could get $867.00 a quarter fall-spring, then a few days later received a paper stating we made to much money to qualify, so I thought that I didn't get anything, that they reversed their decision for some reason, turns out that I have had federal pell grant all along, but not the OIG grant, I didn't know there was 2 seperate grants applied for, yeahhhhhhhhhh, I am very excited, but guess what fall quarter has already started, if only I would have looked 2 weeks ago, grrrrr, but at least winter quarter will be great. Just thought I would share my joy.. thanks so much for all your great advice in my former posts of not having any money for school, I know I will need way more money than $867.00 a quarter, but for right now I will take it, at least get my prereqs started. Thanks again.
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  3. by   SarasotaRN2b
    Yeah, financial aid can be very confusing. Great news! It is a tough journey but a worthy one!
  4. by   Redd3
    This is wonderful!!! Good luck on your class and the skills you will learn will come in handy. Keep in touch and let me know how things are going.
  5. by   got2be
    :hatparty: finally good news!!!
    that so gives me and hopefully everyone else hope.
    also my turn to sound stupid where do you apply for grants etc.?
  6. by   sammyjo
    congrats..... even though you say you will need more then that alomst $900 that is a great help....!!!!!!!