College costs time, money, and effort and is one of your biggest investments to a better life. South Texas College currently participates in several U.S. Department of Education Title IV programs, including
- Federal Pell Grants,
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG),
- Federal Work-Study Program,
- Federal Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), and Federal National Science, and
- Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (SMART).
To qualify for federal student aid programs, students must fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), meet all Department of Education eligibility requirements, be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program, and meet the standards for the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP).
Satisfactory Academic Progress
Meet SAP – Keep your Financial Aid
- Check your grades in the JagNet Student Portal immediately at the end of the semester.
- If you do not meet Satisfactory Academic Progress, file an appeal immediately.
Important Notice: Meningitis Requirement
Senate Bill 1107 amends current Texas law requiring proof of Bacterial Meningitis vaccination 10 days before attending classes.
How to Apply For Financial Aid
Applying for financial aid is a fast and easy process.
An application must be completed each academic year that you wish to receive financial aid. Keep in mind that the priority deadline is April 1, so submit all documentation as quickly as possible to allow time for processing. If you miss the priority deadline, don’t worry! You can still apply throughout the year because funds are typically available year round.
Mastering the FAFSA in Seven Simple Steps
Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA: A Student’s Guide to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid gives you the information you need to complete the FAFSA with lighting speed and receive the financial aid you need to attend South Texas College.
Withdrawing from Classes: Return of Title IV Calculation
If you withdraw from school prior to completing more than 60% of a term, you may be required to repay a portion of the federal financial aid received for the term.
Types of Financial Aid
There are different types of financial aid available to STC students:
STC also offer other forms of assistance to those that qualify.
Financial Aid Forms
Financial aid forms can be found on the Financial Aid website. Complete the forms carefully and submit the, to the financial aid office at your campus.