Johnson College participates in Federal and State grant programs. The following is a comprehensive list of the Grants usually awarded:
The Pell Grant is a need-based grant offered to eligible undergraduate students enrolled in a degree-seeking program. Eligibility is based on a formula established each year by the Federal Government as well as the student’s enrollment status. Full-time Pell grant amounts for 2015-2016 range from $626 – $5,775.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Offered to enrolled full-time students with exceptional need and is based on available funding levels. Preference is given to Federal Pell Grant recipients in accordance with the guidelines established by the Federal government and the Financial Aid Office. Federal SEOG grants range from $374 to $2,000. The Financial Aid Office determines award eligibility.
It should be noted that this grant may be eliminated with the approval of the Stop Gap Spending Bill.
Renewable, need-based grant for Pennsylvania residents. The FAFSA is the application with a filing deadline of May 1. Estimated eligibility is listed on the award letter. Final determination of the grant amounts is made by PHEAA, who will notify students of their eligibility beginning in mid-May.
PENNSYLVANIA TARGETED INDUSTRY PROGRAM GRANT (PA-TIP)
Johnson College students enrolled in one-year certificate programs may qualify. The program, which is funded and administered by PHEAA, provides awards to students enrolled in programs of study in the following career areas:
•Advanced Materials and Diversified Manufacturing
•Agriculture and Food Production
PA-TIP provides need-based awards up to the equivalent of the maximum State Grant award (currently $4,011)*, or 75% of the student’s total direct educational costs after gift aid and employers aid whichever is less. Awards can be used to cover tuition, books, fees, supplies, and specific living expenses. More information can be found through PHEAA.