Darton State College Catalog 2014-2015 - page 41

rolling basis throughout the year. Students must re-apply each year to determine continued
Federal Pell Grant
- Largest federal aid program; based on need.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Limited funds for
students with exceptional need.
Federal Work Study (FWS)
Opportunity to earn financial aid through work; based on
need. To be considered for FWS, students should apply through the Career Development
Federal Stafford Student Loans
Subsidized loans – based on need; government pays interest while student is in school,
during six months after student stops attending, and during periods of authorized
Unsubsidized loans – available to all students regardless of need; student is responsible for
all interest, which accrues during in-school, grace and deferment periods.
Federal Plus Loans
- Parent loan.
Hope Accel Program
- Available to high school students enrolled in college credit courses.
Hope Scholarship Program
Available to degree-seeking students with 3.0 or higher
Hope Grant Program
- Available to certificate-seeking students.
To receive financial aid, the successful student must meet GPA, PACE and maximum
timeframe progress each term. At Darton State College, Satisfactory Academic Progress
has several components, which are outlined in detail in the Student Handbook.
Through the efforts of the Darton State College Foundation, funding is available for
eligible students through scholarships. To be considered for a scholarship, students must
show academic excellence, enroll in specific fields of study or display special talent in the
Inquiries for scholarships must be directed to division offices of selected majors.
Students who are eligible for benefits should complete the appropriate applications
available in the Office of the Registrar located in Bldg. K, Room 101. Applications,
supporting documents (i.e., DD-214), and enrollment verifications are forwarded to the V.A.
Regional Office in Atlanta for processing of benefits.
Federal law recognizes the student social security number as personally identifiable
information. However, the law allows the University System of Georgia to request and use
this information according to federal and state guidelines. Your social security number is
required when you apply for financial aid, for educational tax benefits and employment, and
it may be required for other purposes. Your social security number may be disclosed only
under certain circumstances, including the following:
to other institutional officials
to representatives of state and local educational authorities
in connection with financial aid
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