Your Financial Aid Coordinator:
330-424-9561, ext. 116
Financial aid is available from a variety of sources depending on the program length. Courses over 600 hours are eligible for the following financial aid arrangements:
|Federal Pell GrantThis need-based grant does not have to be paid back. Complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov or make an appointment with our Financial Aid Coordinator to determine eligibility. |
You must have a PIN number to sign the financial aid application online. Apply for your PIN number at www.pin.ed.gov. It is recommended that you request your PIN number before completing the FAFSA application online to avoid a delay in processing.
Eligibility is determined by Title IV guidelines. PELL grant monies are applied to students' account each payment period as long as the student has maintained satisfactory progress.
Our Federal School Code is 016039.
Contact the Financial Aid Coordinator at 330-424-9561 ext. 116 for more information on this option.
Federal Direct LoansFederal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans are now available for qualified students in order to cover the cost of attendance.
Payment AgreementsA school payment plan can be established for monthly payments of tuition expenses. No interest is charged for this payment plan. Contact the Financial Aid Coordinator at 330-424-9561 ext. 116 for more information on this option.
If applying for a Federal PELL Grant with our Financial Aid Coordinator you will need to provide a copy of your U.S. Income Tax Return (1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ). You will also need to provide a copy of your high school diploma or GED certificate.
|MCTA - Columbiana County One StopMCTA provides tuition assistance up to $6,500.00 towards tuition and fees over a 12 month period. These funds do not need to be re-paid. Students need to allow 4-5 weeks to get through the screening and application process which must be completed before the first day of class. Contact the Columbiana County One Stop at 330-420-9675 or online at www.onestopohio.org|
In general, you are eligible to receive assistance if you meet the following criteria:
- You are enrolled in a job specific, full-time career development program.
- You have a high school diploma or have received a GED.
- You are a United States Citizen or an eligible non-citizen.
- Have a valid Social Security Number.
- Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
- Maintain Satisfactory Attendance.
- Register with Selective Service, if required. Men born before 1960 are exempt from this requirement.
- Have a financial aid transcript on file, if required.