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Frequently Asked Questions and Helpful Hints

QCC Foundation Scholarship Application Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a FAFSA?  
FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Visit QCC’s Financial Aid website for additional information on how to complete a FAFSA.

Where can I find the Expected Family Contribution?  
Expected Family Contribution, or EFC, can be found on the Student Aid Report (SAR)

How can I enter a GPA if I am a new student?  
New, incoming students should enter 0 for a GPA.

How do I save the application?
The application automatically saves as you move through the sections. You can start an application, make sure it autosaves, and then log out and return to it later to finish it.

Helpful Hints

If you are a returning applicant, we ask that you do not use the same essays. Please use new, original content for all essay questions.

Be sure to check spelling and grammar and in all text boxes. Feel free to visit QCC's Writing Center to get help with your essays.