Work-study: a program where you work (generally at the college) to earn money to help pay for
Loans: money that is lent to cover expenses, but MUST be repaid with interest. Keep in
mind that you are responsible for repaying your student loans even if you don't graduate.
Payment Plan:enroll in an affordable tuition payment plan for the fall, spring or summer term.
Third Party Sponsorship: if a third party will be covering your tuition and fees, such as WIOA, Voc Rehab,
your current employer, etc., you will need to submit a signed authorization from that
agency that gives SCC permission to bill them on your behalf. The authorization should
include your name, SSN, the term for which they are paying, and the amount they are
authorizing SCC to bill. This letter/authorization should be sent to the SCC Third
Party Coordinator, Nancy Meggs. Her contact information is firstname.lastname@example.org, or she can be reached at 606-451-6857.
How do I sign up?
To receive financial aid, you'll need to start planning early and make sure all forms
are turned in on time.
*Priority Deadline Dates
Fall Term:First monday in July (Tuesday if the Monday is a holiday)
Spring Term:First Friday in November
*Turning in all documents by the priority date ensures aid will be available the week
before class begins for bookstore charges up to the amount of eligibility.
To help you get started, we've broken the process into three easy steps:
The first step in applying for financial aid is completing the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid, you'll hear it called FAFSA. The FAFSA must be completed each
year, and changes to the application are coming.
Now that you've applied for Federal Financial Aid through the FAFSA, it’s not required,
but it’s always a good idea to apply for additional scholarships that are offered through SCC, the state, and other agencies, and that don't have to
Let's make sure you haven't missed anything. For some students additional paperwork
is needed. It’s important to visit your student self-service account and check your To-Do List to make sure you've got everything taken care of.
Priority Deadline Dates
Fall Term: First monday in July (Tuesday if the Monday is a holiday)
Spring Term: First Friday in November
If there is nothing for you to do, you can use that page to review your awards. Just
remember that if more documents are needed, you won’t be eligible for federal aid
until they are turned in and processed.