Types of Financial Aid Available

Type of Financial Aid

How to Apply, Eligibility, and Selection of Recipients and Awards

Federal Pell Grant

1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa. Once we receive the FAFSA, we will contact you to ask for more information. The expected family contribution (EFC) calculated on the FAFSA and through the verification process determines who will qualify for the Federal Pell Grant and the amount of the award. 

Federal SEOG Grant 1. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa. There is a limited amount of money for Federal SEOG. The expected family contribution (EFC) calculated on the FAFSA and through the verification process determines who will qualify for the Federal SEOG. Students with an EFC of zero may qualify, depending on the amount of money available. 
Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan

1. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa and
2. Complete a Loan Request Form and additional requirements on our Student Loan Information webpage. The expected family contribution (EFC) calculated on the FAFSA and through the verification process determines who will qualify for the Federal SEOG. Students with EFC's that are less than CCC's cost of attendance minus other need based aid, enrolled in at least 6 credits may qualify. 

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan 1. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa and
2. Complete a Loan Request Form 
3. Visit our Student Loan Information Webpage for additional information. Students who meet general eligibility for financial aid, regardless of income, and who are enrolled in at least 6 credits may qualify.
Federal Parent PLUS loan

1. Student completes the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa and
2. Parent applies for PLUS at https://studentloans.gov
3. The Parent Plus loan is a credit-based loan for parents. 

Federal Work Study

1. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
2. Student must have 
2. Complete an application for employment by visiting our Federal Work Study page. Students with EFC's that are less than CCC's cost of attendance minus other need based aid may qualify.  

Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship 

1.  Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa.
2.  Under this scholarship, beginning with the 2018-2019 award year, a Pell-eligible student whose parent or guardian died in the line of duty while performing as a public safety officer is eligible to receive a maximum Pell Grant for the award year for which the determination of eligibility is made. To qualify for this scholarship, a student must be Pell-eligible and have a Pell-eligible EFC and be less than 24 years of age or enrolled at an institution of higher education at the time of his or her parent’s or guardian’s death. In subsequent award years, the student continues to be eligible for the scholarship, as long as the student has a Pell-eligible EFC and continues to be an eligible student. All Title IV aid awarded to such eligible students must be based on an EFC of zero without regard to the student’s calculated EFC.
3. The Childern of Fallen Heroes Scholarship application is available at the External Scholarship page.

 
LEAP Grant 1. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa. Students with EFC's between 0001 and 2140 may qualify, depending on the amount of money available.
CCC Grant 1. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa. Students with EFC's between 4000 and 10000 who are Arizona residents may qualify, depending on the amount of money available.
District Governing Board Scholarship

1. Complete the scholarship application between December 15th and March 14th and 
2. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa immediately after completing the scholarship application

CCC Foundation Scholarships

1. Complete the scholarship application between December 15th and March 14th and 
2. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa immediately after completing the scholarship application (optional)

Scholarships from sources other than CCC

1. External Scholarships
2. External Scholarship websites (be careful of scholarship scams)

Hopi Tribe Scholarships

1.http://www.hopi-nsn.gov/tribal-services/department-of-education/htgsp/
2. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

Navajo Tribe Scholarships

1. www.onnsfa.org
2. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

GED Tuition Assistance Grant for CCC GED completers

1. Complete the GED adult education program at CCC
2. Complete a Tuition Assistance Grant Application for CCC GED Graduates form at Financial Aid Forms

Arizona Foster Care Tuition Waiver

1. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
2. Complete Foster Care to Success application

Tribal Scholarships (other than Navajo and Hopi)

1. Please contact your tribe for specific information 
2. Complete the FAFSA at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver 1. Complete the Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver Application
Tuition Waiver for CCC Staff and Faculty

1. Click HR Forms and login to the Intranet via the Human resources website

 

To be considered for any Federal Financial Aid or LEAP grant, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal regulations require that the student's financial aid file be complete and verified before any federal award is awarded or disbursed. Students may check on the status of their file through their MyCCC account or contacting the Office of Student Financial Aid at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.