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Important summer school information regarding financial aid

Summer 2011 Financial Aid Applicants

In order to continue eligibility for Federal and/or State aid, you are expected to make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) toward completion of your program.

Please be aware that summer financial aid funds, including Federal Direct Loans, will not be awarded or disbursed until after you have been evaluated and met the Satisfactory Academic Progress. Failure to meet SAP will result in your ineligibility to receive aid for the summer 2011 term(s).

Please be advised that SAP will not be evaluated for the summer 2011 term(s) until after May 19, 2011. Additional information regarding SAP is available at the Financial Aid Office or can be found online at the KCTCS website http://www.kctcs.edu/Students/Costs_and_Financial_Aid.aspx. You must make payment arrangements with the Business Office, other than Financial Aid. You must also be prepared to purchase your own books and supplies.

2010 2011 Federal Pell Grant Recipients

If you received a full-time Federal Pell Grant award for the fall 2010 and spring 2011 semesters, you may not be eligible for additional Federal Pell Grant for the summer. In order to receive a Federal Pell grant for the summer 2011 term(s), you must be enrolled at least six (6) credit hours and earn at least 24 credit hours by the end 2010 - 2011 school year.

Example 1 : Andy enrolled and earned 12 credits in fall and enrolled and earned 12 credits in spring. He received 100% of his Pell Grant Award. Andy enrolls for 6 credits in summer 2011. Andy is eligible for a Pell Grant for summer 2011.

Example 2: Beth enrolled in 12 credits for fall but only earned 6. Beth enrolled in 12 credits for spring, but only earned 6. Beth has received 100% of her Pell Grant Award. Beth enrolls for 6 credits in summer 2011. Beth is not eligible for a Pell Grant for summer 2011.

Please be aware that the Financial Aid Office will not review your Federal Pell Grant eligibility for summer 2011 until after grades have posted in PeopleSoft for the spring 2011 semester (mid to late May).

You must make payment arrangements with the Business Office, other than Financial Aid. You must also be prepared to purchase your own books and supplies.