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Available Opportunities and Resources for Students with Bachelor's DegreesSolano Community College (SCC) has been approved by the U.S. Department of Education to be an experimental site beginning Fall semester 2013 to offer eligible Bachelor degree educated individuals an opportunity to return to school to pursue another degree or retrain for a career. The experiment involves the Federal Pell Grant Program, wherein only students who already possess a Bachelor's degree may qualify to enroll in vocational or career programs.
All Title IV regulations apply and students must be determined eligible for a Pell Grant to participate in the experimental program. To be considered, the student must complete a 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov
Students applying for aid must be enrolled in a vocational program that is less than one-year in length. For a list of vocational programs offered by Solano Community College please go to: http://www.solano.edu/business/disciplines.php and http://www.solano.edu/business/gep.php
Federal and State Updates: Changes that affect Students
The document Federal and State Updates: Changes that affect Students contains the latest information on the financial aid process and student eligibility. The changes occur frequently, so please check this page often for the most current information.
Title IV Federal School Code: 001292
Introduction: There are three basic types of financial aid
- Grants - Awards that a student does not have to repay. Free Money!
- Federal Work-Study - Part-time work earned monthly.
- Direct Loans - Money that a student can borrow and must repay with interest.
Office Phone Number: 707-864-7103
The Financial Aid Office will be closed the following dates and times:
These closures are to allow staff members to attend staff meetings. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you.
Financial Aid TV!Launched in 2012, Financial Aid TV (FATV) provides current and prospective students and families with instant 24/7 access to short videos that discuss important financial aid topics such as:
- Applying for financial aid
- Financial aid eligibility
- Types of financial aid (e.g. grants and loans)
- Financial literacy
- Satisfactory Academic Progress
- Education Tax Benefits and Credits