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Dual Credit

Financial Aid Options for 2014-2015

All high school students can apply for Dual Credit TPEG (Texas Public Education Grant) and Scholarship funding.

Students are required to submit the FAFSA application to BC and have a complete file by the priority deadline in order to have funds in place before they are due. Students submitting FAFSA and required forms late will need to be prepared to enroll in the payment plan. If they are approved before all the payments are made, the award will pay off the remaining amount. Dual credit funds are NOT reimbursable.

The FALL/SPRING semester award limit is $500 for students enrolled in at least 3 credit hours. The funds are used to pay towards tuition, fees and required books in BC bookstore only. Also, there is a limited amount of additional funding available in Summer I. Students will have the opportunity to receive additional funding by completing the Summer Request Form before the Summer priority deadline.

PRIORITY DEADLINES
FALL - JUNE 1
SPRING - NOVEMBER 1
SUMMER - APRIL 1

STEP BY STEP PROCESS

  1. See your high school dual credit counselor to register for a minimum of 3 college credit hours (one class). Homeschoolers and students attending private schools should visit with BC campus counselors.
  2. Log into the PIN website to apply for a Personal Identification Number.  Apply for one for yourself and one parent if you are a dependent.  Choose the option of having the PIN displayed at the time you apply. This number represents your lifetime electronic signature with the Department of Education. 
  3. Log into the FAFSA website, complete and submit your financial aid application.
  4. Upon receiving a Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Department of Education, Brazosport College Financial Aid office will send a letter with instructions on how to obtain forms required from our website. Complete, print and return them as soon as possible. During registration, look on myBC to find out the status of your aid before paying for classes as dual credit funds are not reimbursable.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 Resources

 

collegefortexans.com
Complete guide for preparing and paying for colleges. Also, offers free online SAT and ACT preparation.

FAFSA.gov
Site used to apply for financial aid, make corrections and add colleges. Reapply once yearly as soon as taxes are filed.

fafsa4caster.ed.gov 
Increase your knowledge of the financial aid process; transition is available from this site to FAFSA.

Studentaid.ed.gov
Guide for students, parents and counselors. Provided by Federal Student Aid.

NASFAA.org
Financial aid guidance provided by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

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