Federal Financial Aid Assistance Programs Available

Federal Pell Grant is a federally funded entitlement aid program providing from $200 to $5,350 per school year to those students with demonstrated financial need as measured and determined by the FAFSA.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is a federally funded aid program that provides assistance to students with exceptional financial need as measured and determined by the FAFSA. Limited funding is available and is intended to supplement Pell Grant funding.

Bureau of Indian Affairs provides grants to help eligible Native American students meet their college costs. To be eligible students must be at least one-fourth American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut as certified by a tribal group served by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Students must apply for BIA higher Education Grants through their tribal agency.

Federal Work Study provides part-time employment to students with a demonstrated financial need as measured and determined by the FAFSA to help meet the cost of their education. Students must work to earn their award. Positions are available on and off campus. Students must be enrolled full-time and funding is limited.

Federal Stafford Loans are subsidized and unsubsidized federally guaranteed low interest rate student loans and are not based on credit history. Students must attend a pre-loan entrance interview workshop to understand their borrowing responsibilities and to apply; a separate loan request must be completed.

Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan is a need-based student loan program designed to assist students with educational expenses while attending at least half-time in an eligible program of study. The interest is subsidized by the federal government as long as the student is enrolled at least half-time.

Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan can be need based or non-need based. The interest on this loan is not subsidized by the federal government and begins to accrue when it is funded. Students have the option of making interest payments or deferring the interest payment.

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Related Links:

Financial Aid Eligibility
Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards
Financial Aid Calendar
Financial Aid FAQ
2015 - 2016 Disbursement Schedule

Types of Financial Aid Available:

Federal Assistance Programs
State Assistance Programs
Institutional Assistance Programs
Consumer Information

Financial Aid Forms:

2015-2016 BOG Waiver

Contact Information:

Lassen Community College
Main Campus
P.O. Box 3000
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: 530.257.6181

Office Phone: 530.251.8849
Office Location: Student Services Building