We offer federal financial assistance making Williamson College affordable for every eligible admitted student. Bridging the gap between student resources and the actual cost of education, Williamson College ensures that students are offered the maximum amount of financial aid for which they qualify under Title IV programs. To be eligible for federal assistance you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The Federal Pell Grant is a federal grant program for undergraduate students who have demonstrated a significant degree of financial need. These are grants that do not need to be repaid. Changes in enrollment status may affect the award amount. Full time Pell grant awarding requires a student to enroll in at least 12 hours for the term. Within 10 days of filing your FAFSA, you will receive a Student Aid Report indicating your eligibility for a Pell Grant.
The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Program is a campus-based program providing grants to students, with the lowest EFC’s who are eligible for a Pell Grant and enrolled at least half-time. FSEOG does not need to be repaid. Funds are limited and awarded on a first come, first serve basis.
The Federal Work Study (FWS) Program provides part-time work opportunities for students eligible for federal aid. Work-Study assignments pay at least the federal minimum wage and are determined by a student’s financial need. Funds are limited and offered on a first come, first serve basis. FWS is a campus-based program.
The Federal Direct Loan Program offers low-interest educational loans to students and parents to help subsidize the cost of education. Federal Direct Loans may fall into one of two categories, subsidized or unsubsidized, depending on a student’s financial need.
The Federal Direct Plus Loan is offered to parents of dependent students enrolled at least half-time.
For any issues with your federal student loans you may contact the US Department of Education Student Loan Ombudsman.