Financial Aid

Financial Aid

FAFSA Federal School Code: 005624

Who is eligible for Financial Aid?

Financial aid is available to qualified students from a variety of federal and state sources.  Students receiving financial aid from any Title IV Program and/or State grant will be required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and complete at least 66.66 percent (cumulative) of the scheduled credits for each term. Students receiving the HOPE Scholarship are required to maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 at certain checkpoints.

Students receiving the Zell Miller Scholarship are required to maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.3 at certain checkpoints.  Students receiving the Zell Miller Grant are required to maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on HOPE-paid hours at the end of each term.

Students are ineligible for any financial aid (federal or state) if they are:

  • In default on a previous educational loan or owe a refund on any grant.
  • Enrolled as an unclassified student or special admit.
  • Enrolled in a business & industry training center course or any course that does not lead to a degree, diploma, or certificate.

Types of assistance offered include grants, scholarships, loan, and private loans.

HOPE Award Amounts 2018-2019

How do I find sources of funding?

Students wishing to apply for assistance should review the Financial Aid Programs available with the Financial Aid office or please call 706.649.1859.

How do I apply?

Fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online for all federal and state financial aid at www.fafsa.gov.

How do I obtain a Tax Return Transcript for Verification?

Option 1:

  • Go to irs.gov
  • Click on "GET YOUR TAX RECORD
  • Click on "GET TRANSCRIPT ONLINE". 

 

Option 2:

  • Contact the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) at 1-844-545-5640.
  • Press option 1 for English then option 1 again for the appointment line. If you get the automated system, hang up and dial again until you get an actual person.
  • Have the IRS fax tax transcripts to:

1-706-649-1457

Columbus Technical College Financial Aid

928 Manchester Expressway

Columbus, Georgia 31904

 

Option 3:

  • Contact the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) at 1-844-545-5640.
  • Press option 1 for English then option 1 again for the appointment line.
  • Make an appointment to receive a print out of your tax return transcript from the local IRS office located at:

 

6068 Business Park Drive

Columbus, Georgia 31909

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.