Other Programs, Grants, Loans and Work
Dominican College participates in a number of state and federal aid programs in addition to institutional programs. In order to be considered for these programs, the appropriate application (F.A.F.S.A., T.A.P., loan application, etc.) must be filed and all required supporting documentation and verification information must be submitted as required. The first basic form that should be filed is the F.A.F.S.A. Detailed information on application forms and procedures is available in the Financial Aid Office.
Grants: Grants are gift aid awarded primarily on the basis of demonstrated need.
Federal: Pell Grant, S.E.O.G. (Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant).
State: New York: T.A.P., Aid for Part-Time Study. Other state awards where applicable.
Institutional: A limited number of awards are available on a need basis through the Financial Aid Office.
These funds are not automatically renewable; applications are reviewed annually to determine fund allocation.
Loans: Loans must be repaid. Additional information regarding repayment, interest rates, and application procedures is available in the Financial Aid Office and will be included in the award notice.
Federal: Perkins Loan: awarded through College; no separate application needed.
Federal: William D. Ford Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and PLUS (Parent Loans for Undergraduate Student): separate loan application required.
Work: Work is part-time, on-campus employment for which students are paid directly based on hours worked. Additional information is available in the Financial Aid Office and will be included with the award notice.
Federal: C.W.S. (College Work-Study).
Institutional: Student Employment Program (limited number of placements).
Other: The programs listed below require separate application to the appropriate agency. Students are encouraged to investigate other outside aid programs through employers, unions, and civic associations.
- Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program (for children of parents employed full-time at C.I.C.U. institutions).
- Tuition Exchange Program for dependents of full-time employees who have a minimum of three years of continuous service at the College. Private and public not-for-profit institutions participate in this program.
- V.A. Benefits: GI Bill, Child of Deceased/Disabled Veteran, Yellow Ribbon Program.
- Awards for children of deceased/disabled N.Y. State Firemen and Police.
- Federal Aid to Native Americans.