If you would like more information on specific financial aid options, please feel free to contact our office by email to abareg@fit.edu or by phone at (321) 674-8382, option 2.

Financial Aid Options

Career Training Loan Sallie Mae MyCAA for the US AmeriCorps

Smart Option Student
  Loan®

Military Spouse
Career Advancement
Financial Assistance

Please Note: Our courses are considered professional development and unfortunately do not qualify for FAFSA-based financial aid, student loan deferments, or the Panther Payment Plan.

Career Training Loan

Contact your local bank in order to request a career training loan.

Sallie Mae 

To apply for the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan® :

Important: If you are completing our courses for BCBA certification, you will need to request two separate loan certificates. This is because Sallie Mae will only certify applicants for one year. The BCBA courses take a minimum of 18 months to complete. To do so:

  • The first loan will be for courses: BEHP5011, BEHP5012, BEHP5013, BEHP5014B and BEHP5015
  • The second loan will be for courses: BEHP5016B, BEHP5017A and BEHP5018

Steps to complete your Sallie Mae loan

  1. Apply for the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan
  2. Once approved for your Sallie Mae loan, please contact our office at (321) 674-8382, option 2, to inform us. Our program does not receive verification when a student is approved for a loan. Once you contact us, we will then confirm your loan application approval.
  3. Once approval is confirmed, you will be sent a confirmation email that includes:
  • A Financial Aid Responsibility form
  • A Professional Development Registration form

Once all items above have been received, we will complete your course registration.

MyCAA

My Career Advancement Account Scholarship for US Military Spouses:

With Congressional authorization set forth in Public Law 110-417, the Department of Defense is expanding the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts – MyCAA – for military spouses of active duty and activated Guard and Reserve service members worldwide.

MyCAA offers eligible military spouses worldwide the opportunity to receive up to $4,000 in financial assistance to help pay for licenses, certifications and education in high-growth, high-demand, portable career fields.

Where can military spouses get basic MyCAA information?

  • Visit the MyCAA page from the Military OneSource website: http://www.militaryonesource.mil/
  • Submit your information using the Military OneSource website
  • Allow two weeks for your request to be processed

Approved?

  1. Forward the two-page digital confirmation letter received by email to abareg@fit.edu.
  2. Once approval is confirmed, you will be sent a confirmation email that includes:
  • A Financial Aid Responsibility form
  • A Professional Development Registration form

Once all items above have been received, we will complete your course registration.

AmeriCorps

The National Service Trust is an account in the Treasury of the United States from which the Corporation makes payments of education awards, pays interest that accrues on qualified student loans for AmeriCorps participants during terms of service in approved national service positions, and makes other payments authorized by Congress.

Using AmeriCorps Funding

If you are an AmeriCorps member, you can register by completing the following steps:

  1. Complete an AmeriCorps Voucher and Payment Request form. Here is a sample form. Note: You will  need to contact AmeriCorps to obtain one specific to you.
  2. Complete your portion of the AmeriCorps form and send it to our office:

    Fax: (321) 674-7050

    Scan and email to: abareg@fit.edu

    Or send by post to:
    Florida Institute of Technology
    Continuing Education - ABA Online Program
    150 W. University Blvd.
    Melbourne, FL 32901

  3. Upon receipt of the AmeriCorps form, we will complete our portion and forward it to the National Trust Service.
  4. You will then receive a confirmation email that includes:
  • A Financial Aid Responsibility form
  • A Professional Development Registration form
Once all items above have been received, we will complete your course registration.