Financial Aid

Financial Aid Announcements


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2018-19 FAFSA The 2018-19 FAFSA became available on Oct. 1, 2017. If you will be in college for Fall 2018, please file your FAFSA now. The 2018-19 FAFSA is based off student's and parent's 2016 income. Need help filing your FAFSA? Click here to set up an appointment.
Refund Checks Leftover grant funds and the first disbursement of loans will be mailed on Feb. 15.  Subsequent Spring loan checks will be mailed by March 12 and April 11.  Please check your Financial Aid Award Letter for the terms of your award. Remember, we don't count your hours for a class until it starts and you have attended. 
SCC Scholarships The SCC Foundation Scholarship Application will be open between Feb. 1, 2018 and April 17, 2018.  This application is for students who will be enrolling for the Fall 2018 term.  Click here to begin application.  The Financial Aid Office will provide scholarship workshops to current and prospective students.  Click here to set up an appointment. 
Inceptia You’re not alone when it comes to student loans. Southwestern Community College has partnered with Inceptia, a division of National Student Loan Program (NSLP), to provide you with FREE assistance on your Federal student loan obligations to ensure successful, and comfortable, loan repayment. Inceptia’s friendly customer representatives may reach out to you if your loan(s) become delinquent. Inceptia is not a collection agency. We’ve partnered with them to help you explore a wide variety of possibilities such as alternative repayment plans, deferment, consolidation, discharge, forgiveness, and forbearance options. Inceptia will stay in touch with you via phone calls, letters and/or emails to help you find answers to your questions and solutions to your issues. For additional resources including information on repayment options, please visit Inceptia’s Student Loan Knowledge HQ website at