More than 300 south Texas college students being denied financial aid due to a cyber attack.

STC representatives say the attack on an IRS database, has shut down the financial aid application… But there is another way for students to apply for aid.

“We give notice to students that may come here, we have an office we prepared for them with a phone and where a fax to them to do here and not have to go to Harlingen.”

The deadline to apply for financial aid is Wednesday, September 9.