There are a variety of ways to supplement the funds you have set aside for your education. Many students will receive some sort of financial aid; some funds do not have to be repaid while others are loans. You’ll find information on the four most common kinds of student aid below.
A direct student loan is aid that is deferred until you’re out of school.
Student loans are a form of financial aid that can help you pay for tuition, books, and living expenses while you're in school. MCC offers the following loans:
Grants are free aid you do not have to pay back.
Learn more about what grants may be available to you by visiting the links below.
The Federal Work-Study (FWS) program is funded by the federal government. This funding provides employment opportunities for students with financial eligibility, allowing them to earn money to help finance the cost of their education.
Work-study is considered financial aid. Like all federal financial aid, to be eligible for Federal Work-Study, you must:
As a work-study job applicant, you are applying for a real job that will teach you valuable work skills. The FWS application process is highly competitive as there are many FWS students and limited FWS jobs on campus. So, prepare for interviews, bring an up-to-date resume, and remember to mention any previous experience and/or skills you may possess.
If you need assistance with your interview skills, preparing a resume, or finding a campus job please go to Career Services.
Student workers can work up to 19.5 hours a week on campus and receive a pay check every two weeks for the hours they've worked.
Scholarships are a gift - they do not need to be paid back.
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