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  • Otis Radio: Hot News

    May 02| Special Event
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    Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

     

    This week from 5:00 - 6:00 pm is Hot News with DJs Cindy Ho, Ana Molina, and April Oh who cover all the trending NEWS!

     
    Listen online at KLMU.

    All shows will be simulcast on 96.1FM in the Otis Cafe and archived on otisradio.tumblr.com

  • Otis Radio: flashback

    May 02| Special Event
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    Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

    This week from 5:00pm - 6:00pm is flashback: nostalgic static with DJ's Alix, April and Dane. Come listen and chat about nostalgic representations that make us who we are, from music, accessories, to fashion mistakes.


    Listen online at KLMU.

  • Graduate Fine Arts presents

    Now What?

    Class of 2016 Final MFA Exhibition  

     

    Family and Friends Night Celebration: Saturday, May 14, 6-9pm

    Ashton Allen

    Amanda Benefiel

    Ok-Young Choi

    Janet E. Dandridge

    Melany Dierks

    Elif Erkan

    Kathryn Kert Green

    Elizabeth Medina

    Kristin Moore 

    Jeisung Oh

    Zachary Roach

    Regine Rode

     

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  • Otis Radio Olympics

    May 03| Special Event
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    Otis Radio students Bree Miller, Natasha Carovska and Rania Ann Zahir present Otis Radio Olympics.

    Play Games and Win Prizes!

    Come join them outside to relieve your stress from finals by playing Musical Chairs, Red Light Green Light, Simon Says, and other beloved childhood games.

  • Graduate Public Practice 
    2016 MFA Degree Presentations

    Henderson Blumer
    Jeanette Degollado
    Margarethe Drexel
    Tonya Ingram
    Jenny Kane
    Shefali Mistry
    Beth Ann Morrison
    Catherine SCOTI Scott
     

    EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS:

     
    Tuesday May 3, 7 – 9:00 p.m. 

    Shefali Mistry leads Michelada Think Tank event on artists of color

  • For decades, the Los Angeles–based artist Lita Albuquerque has blurred distinctions between Land art and Light and Space on increasingly grander scales, whether it be building installations surrounding the pyramids in Egypt or placing sculptures across Antarctica to mirror the formation of the stars. Her cosmic explorations continue with two new bodies of work that are currently being shown at Kohn Gallery in Hollywood, from January 9 through February 27, 2016, and at USC’s Fisher Museum of Art, from January 26 through April 10, 2016.

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Grants

Federal Grants
State Grants
Otis Grants

FEDERAL GRANTS
Federal grants are funded by the federal government and are considered 'gift-aid' which means it never has to be re-paid. To learn more about the federal grant programs, please click here.

PELL GRANTS

US Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens: complete the FAFSA (online) (with OTIS listed) - See more at: http://www.otis.edu/financial-aid-office/grants#sthash.lcM3wdDH.dp

Eligibility:
US Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens who complete the FAFSA, who are Undergraduate students with financial need.
Students must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to maintain eligibilty.
Deadline:
Before the last day of the academic year.
Application:
FAFSA (online) (with OTIS listed)
Amount:
Up to $5,775
Renewable:
Yes, yearly, according to need. Student must re-apply with the FAFSA each year
Funding:
Federal Government Grant -does not need to be re-paid;  prorated per enrollment status

FSEOG GRANTS
Eligibility:
US Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens who complete the FAFSA, who are Undergraduate Pell Grant recipients with financial need; coordinated with all other grants and scholarships received.
Students must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to maintain eligibilty.
Deadline:
Based on availability of funds
Application:
FAFSA (online) (with OTIS listed)
Completed file with Financial Aid Office
Amount:
Up to $1,500
Renewable:
Yes, yearly according to need
Funding:
Federal Government Grant -does not need to be re-paid;  prorated per enrollment status


CALIFORNIA STATE GRANT (CALGRANT)
CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: Please keep your contact information (especially your email address) up-to-date with the California Student Aid Commission so that you can receive the most accurate Cal Grant information.
Check your CalGrant eligibility by establishing a User ID at: www.webgrants4students.org.

 

CAL GRANT A
A tuition-specific, state entitlement award, funded by California Student Aid Commission. For more information please visit the California Student Aid Commission website.
Eligibility:
Undergraduate with eligible (3.0 or higher) GPA, and financial need; resident of California**.
Deadline:
March 2
Application:
US Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens: complete the FAFSA (online) (with OTIS listed) and complete the GPA Verification Form (new applicants only)
Eligible AB 540 students: complete the Dream Act Application (with OTIS listed) and complete the GPA Verification Form (new applicants only)
More information is available on the California Dream Act site.
Amount:
Up to $9,084*
Renewable:
Yes, yearly, according to need and satisfactory academic progress.
Renew by filing your FAFSA each academic year, no GPA verification form needed.
Funding:
California Student Aid Commission
*Amount subject to change pending the approval of the state budget.
**Student must be a California resident for at least one year prior to their application date.

 


CAL GRANT B
Eligibility:
Undergraduate with eligible GPA and financial need; resident of California**.
Deadline:
March 2
Application:
US Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens: complete the FAFSA (online) (with OTIS listed), and the Cal Grant GPA Verification Form (new applicants only)
Eligible AB 540 students: complete the Dream Act Application (with OTIS listed), and the Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.
More information is available on the California Dream Act site.
Amount:
1.First year: only living allowance totaling $1,648*
2.All other grade levels: tuition assistance of up to $9,084 and living allowance (Access) funds of $1,473.
Renewable:
Yes, yearly, according to need and satisfactory academic progress. Renew by filing your FAFSA each academic year, no GPA verification form needed
Funding:
California Student Aid Commission; Payments vary per first year of eligibility; the first year of the program, student receives access amount only ($1,648). In subsequent years, student receives access amount plus $9,084. (Up to $10,732)
*Amount subject to change pending the approval of the state budget.
**Student must be a California resident for at least one year prior to their application date.

Additional information regarding the Cal Grant: 
Students who attended a non-graded high school must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The deadline for filing the SAT forms is September of each year.
Students and parents are required to have qualifying income each academic year. Income limits are determined by the California Student Aid Commission yearly, please review their website at www.calgrants.org to learn more.

 


OTIS GRANTS

OTIS GRANTS
Eligibility:
Awarded to both new and continuing students, based on academic & artist merit as well as financial need.
Student must keep above a 2.0 Cumulative GPA as well as remain enrolled Full Time (12 units).
Deadline:
Automatically awarded to New Students (if eligible), must renew before the end of the academic year.
Application:
FAFSA
Amount:
Amount varies based upon academic and artistic merit along with financial need at the time of admittance to OTIS.
Renewable:
Yes, yearly - student must re-apply by taking the following steps:  
Complete the FAFSA (if student wishes to receive federal aid as well)
OR

submit the Financial Aid Renewal Application (Otis Grant only)
Funding:
OTIS; Student must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress to maintain eligibility. Funds are disbursed on a per semester basis.

 

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