Financial Aid Applying For Aid
Applying for Financial Aid
Step 1: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
This must be completed each school year and is based on the previous years income tax return. You must also complete the admission process for attendance at Midland College.
- Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov
- Choose the application for the academic year you would
like to apply for
- Be sure to use IRS Data Retrieval while completing
your application. You are less likely to be chosen
for verification by using this tool.
- The application will ask for the school you would like to send your
FAFSA to. Midland College's school code is 009797.
-Make sure you and your parent (if you are a dependent student) listed
as head of household on the tax return signs the application
-Make sure you receive confirmation!
The Midland College Financial Aid Office will receive your application two to three weeks after you submit it online and begin processing.
Step 2: The Midland College Financial Aid Office will notify you by mail when you have been awarded and how much.
You may be chosen for verification. This is a four to six week process that requires the student to bring in requested documentation. The Midland College Financial Aid Office will make this request by mail. You will be required to submit your Tax Return Transcript and Verification Worksheet (available in our office). Any other documents required are available in the financial aid office.
Step 3: Once you have been awarded, you are able to register for classes and your Pell grant will pay for your tuition, fees and housing (if you live on campus). Anything remaining can be used for books and supplies in the Midland College Bookstore by book voucher. Any amount remaining after tuition, fees, housing, books and supplies are paid will be disbursed to the student on the Pell residual date.
Other Financial Aid Options
Midland College Scholarships: There are over 150 scholarship opportunities at Midland College. Fill out a Midland College Scholarship application today!.
Midland College Student Loans: You may qualify for a Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan. You must schedule an appointment with the Midland College Loan Coordinator to determine if you qualify.