Grants and aid are available for select student, but it’s important to note that it is the student’s responsibility to file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and receive the SAR (Student Aid Report). The school cannot determine an award without this information. You do not need to wait until you test or get accepted to start this process. To begin the process, please read the following instructions carefully.

  1. Request a PIN online. The web address is Once you have the PIN you will be able to sign your FAFSA electronically.
  2. Complete a FAFSA. You may file online at Please choose Miami Valley Career Technology Center as your school. Our federal school code is 015980. For assistance in completing the FAFSA you may call the Department of Education at 1.800.433.3243.
  3. You will receive a SAR (Student Aid Report) in the mail once your application has been processed. If you provided an e-mail address you will be notified and be able to print a SAR from the Internet.
  4. After receiving a valid SAR and completing the Entrance Loan Counseling session and loan application (MPN), if required, the student should contact the Financial Aid Office to schedule an individual appointment. During this appointment, the student’s eligibility for the Pell Grant and Stafford Loan proceeds will be determined.