Tuesday, March 27, 2012

F.I.R.S.T. Institute Now Accepts FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid


ACCET accredited digital media school now providing opportunities of federal and state student grants, work-study and loans to potential students.

Orlando, Florida – March 19, 2012The Florida Institute of Recording, Sound, and Technology (F.I.R.S.T. Institute) is excited to announce their acceptance as providers of Federal Student Aid. “We applied in 2008 and have worked hard to make sure that we find alternative ways for students to pay for tuition. We are very excited about the opportunities ahead of us. We are, however, still a private school and will make sure that each applicant is a great fit for our programs” states Donney Smith, Director of F.I.R.S.T. Institute.

Students interested in attending F.I.R.S.T. Institute can apply for financial aid at http://www.FAFSA.gov, and using school code: G41976. In addition, the Financial Aid Department at the school offers free help to all potential and currently enrolled students. To schedule an appointment with a Financial Aid Advisor, call (407) 316-8310.

Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school. It consistently champions the promise of postsecondary education to all Americans — and its value to our society.

Federal Student Aid plays a central and essential role in supporting postsecondary education by providing money for college to eligible students and families. It partners with postsecondary schools, financial institutions and others to deliver services that help students and families who are paying for college.

About F.I.R.S.T. Institute
The Florida Institute of Recording, Sound and Technology (F.I.R.S.T. Institute) was established in 2004, and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). F.I.R.S.T. Institute specializes in offering 8-month career-specific training in the digital media industry, with a focus on Audio Engineering, Music Production, and Film & Video Production. Instructors and School Directors bring experience from working in the industry at fine companies such as Universal Studios, Orlando Magic, Atlantic Records, EMI, Fox Television, Warner Brothers, U.S. Department of Defense, and Harcourt, as well as with musical artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Deep Purple, and the Blue Man Group. Graduates of the F.I.R.S.T. Institute are now successfully employed as professionals in the audio and visual industry at CBS Radio, Disney, Universal Studios, Cox Media, and Clear Channel Communications. F.I.R.S.T. Institute is located in the heart of the world's favorite vacation destination, Orlando, Florida.