The Financial Aid Office is located on the first floor of Ivy Hall. The College participates in a variety of financial aid programs in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and part-time employment to eligible students. Administration of all aid is subject to available institutional funds at the time of application. As federal regulations are a continuous process, the following information is subject to change. For detailed information, contact the Financial Aid Office.
Applying for Financial Aid
To be considered for any type of financial aid, students must first submit an admissions application to the Office of Admissions.
To be considered for any type of scholarship, students must submit a scholarship application to the Scholarship Coordinator. Scholarship applications should reach the Scholarship Coordinator’s office by April 1. Other applications will be considered individually if funds are available for the fall semester.
Students must submit the following to the Financial Aid Office to be considered for grants, loans, or the work-study program:
· An Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR), and
· All supporting documentation, such as tax returns.
An Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR), may be obtained by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. This form is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. In order to be considered for part-time employment, students must submit a Federal Work Study application to the Financial Aid Office. To apply for a student loan, students must request a student loan packet from the Financial Aid Office.
Students should access Eaglenet to view any outstanding documents needed to complete the student’s financial aid file.
Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy For Recipients of Title IV Federal Financial Aid
In order to remain eligible to receive Title IV financial assistance at Meridian Community College, students must progress satisfactorily towards completion of an academic or vocational-technical program.