The primary function of the Financial Aid Office is to provide assistance in obtaining financial aid to students who would otherwise be unable to attend college due to economic limitations.
Capital Community College provides a variety of financial aid programs in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and jobs to eligible students. The amount and type of aid received is dependent upon the student’s financial need as well as annual federal and state allocations.
Financial Aid Office personnel are available to assist students in all phases of the financial aid process and in the financial planning aspects of higher education. They will answer any questions pertaining to financial aid and give counsel as needed.
In order to receive financial aid, students must:
- Be accepted for admission to the college and enrolled in a degree or eligible certificate program.
- Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Trust Territories.
- Be in good academic standing and making satisfactory academic progress.
- Be in compliance with draft regulation requirements.
- Not be in default on any previous student loan.
- Not owe a refund to any Title IV Higher Education Grant Program at any institution.
- Financial Aid Application for Undocumented Students
- Students selected for verification by the U.S. Department of Education: Capital has partnered with Inceptia to expedite the federal verification process by utilizing the Verification Gateway online portal. Read more about verification.
- Special circumstance application for students who have completed the FAFSA but have had a significant change in their or their parents’ financial status that is not accurately reflected on the FAFSA. Please submit application to CA-FinAidHelp@ccc.commnet.edu.
How to Create Your Federal Student Aid ID
How to Fill Out the FAFSA
Overview of the Financial Aid Process
When to Apply
All application materials must be received on or before the dates listed below to ensure that an award decision will be made prior to the registration periods and the commencement of classes.
- July 1- All Students
- December 1 – All Students
Applications are accepted on a continuing basis throughout the year. However, since funds are limited, applicants are urged to file early and plan in advance. Financial aid is granted on a one-year basis; students must apply for assistance each year.
CONNTAC 2023 Scholarship
PURPOSE OF SCHOLARSHIP:
The Board of Directors of the Connecticut Talent Assistance Cooperative established the CONNTAC, Inc. Scholarship award to recognize participants who have overcome obstacles in order to pursue an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. In order to accurately reflect the mission of CONNTAC, Inc. scholarships will be awarded ONLY to low-income individuals whose parents (mother or father) have NOT earned a Bachelor’s degree.
- Must be a documented CONNTAC – E.O.C client for FY 2022-2023 (September 2022 – August 2023). Contact the Central Office at (203) 634-7669 for further information.
- Individual must NOT be a client of another TRIO program within Connecticut. This includes any TalentSearch, Upward Bound, Student Support Services or Ronald McNair Post Baccalaureate programs.
- Demonstrate that you are low-income and or have financial need.
- Neither your mother nor your father has earned a Bachelor’s degree.
- Show you are attending or will be attending a postsecondary institution for the semester in which theaward is given.
- Past scholarship award recipients are ineligible to receive this award.
It is anticipated for FY 2022-2023 a total amount of $10,000.00 will be awarded at the discretion of the Board of Directors, the total amount given to any one recipient may vary from $500.00 to $1,000.00.
APPLICATION DUE DATE: JUNE 15th 2023
CALAHE's 2023-2024 Scholarship
CALAHE’s 2023-2024 Scholarship is now available! Please find the scholarship application here.
Verification of Financial Need
(if applicable) application can
be found here
Due Date: Friday, June 2, 2023
All supporting documents, scholarship application and the verification of financial need form (if applicable) must be submitted to email@example.com by or before the deadline (6/2/2023) in order to be reviewed and considered for the scholarship.
Addicted.org is devoted to helping individuals affected by substance use. We also believe that everyone should have a chance to receive higher education. We are excited to announce our scholarship program to honor both above commitments.
The Addicted.org Scholarship will award $1,000 to the winner. This will be distributed per your school’s financial aid policies.
Who is Eligible?
To be eligible for our scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be a full-time college or university student (individuals taking 12 credits – about four classes each semester).
- Be at least 18 years old.
The Addicted.org Scholarship is an essay submission format. Individuals submit an essay in adherence to the guidelines below. The Addicted.org Team will review these essays, and the scholarship will be awarded to the best essay that meets all submission guidelines. This scholarship will be awarded annually with a different essay topic each year.
SINA Student Support Scholarship
The SINA Student Support Scholarship program provides much-needed financial support to students attending Capital Community College. Up to four $500 scholarships are awarded annually. Qualified students must attend Capital Community College on a full or part-time basis, reside in the 06106 or 06114 zip codes, and have completed at least one semester of study with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Applications can be found below and at CCC’s Financial Aid Office or contact Margaret A. Malaspina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are due Friday, April 7, 2023. Please submit your applications to Linda Torres at email@example.com or mail the application to the SINA Office at 207 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106.
The Point Foundation Community College Scholarship
The Point Foundation Community College Scholarship empowers LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions in college. Whether you are eager to complete community college and pursue your passions out of the classroom, or you are earning credits to transfer to a four-year college or university, Point can provide financial aid and coaching to help you realize success in higher education.
Students accepted into the community college scholarship will receive a financial scholarship each year of their community college experience as well as coaching, plus admissions counseling for students wanting to transfer to a university. Join the Point Foundation network of LGBTQ scholars, more than 500 alumni, and the Point community dedicated to seeing LGBTQ students succeed.
Amount: $2,400 per semester or $4,800 per academic year.
Funding Period: Maximum of two years of support.
Jan. 9: Application closes at 9:00 am PST/12:00 p.m. EST
One week after the application window closes, semifinalists will be notified and asked for additional video interview content.
Scholarship recipients are announced 1.5 months after application window closes.
CT Students for a Dream
This is a List of Scholarships open to Undocumented Students in High School & College in CT.
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2022 CHESLA Scholarship Program
CHESLA is excited to announce that the 2022 CHESLA Scholarship application for students pursuing an undergraduate degree is now open!
Awards are $3,000 for a full-time student and $1,500 for a student attending at least half-time.
To qualify, a student must:
- Be a resident of the State of Connecticut
- Be enrolled at least half-time
- Be enrolled and attending an eligible Connecticut state or non-profit, degree granting institution of higher education
- Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $6,000 or less per the student’s most recent FAFSA submission
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
- Not be in default on any CHESLA loans
Students can apply at https://www.chesla.org/scholarships.
A large percentage of the U.S. college population is comprised of minority students from various backgrounds and races, including African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic and Latinos, Asian and Pacific Islanders, and so forth. To qualify as minority student, you don’t need to be a first generation immigrant or the first person in your family to go to college. Specific organizations qualify women or LGBTQ students as minorities.
Scholarships for minority students vary in their criteria and are not limited to race or ethnicity. Typically, multi-ethnic students may qualify for at least one of the listed minority scholarships. Make sure to see if you qualify for more than one type of minority scholarship by conducting a free scholarship search. Minority scholarships are not limited to United States residents. Students outside the United States may apply as well, whether they are studying at home or abroad. Some scholarships may not even require U.S. citizenship, so be sure to check the official rules carefully when applying for scholarships.
The types of scholarships for minority students vary from academic merit scholarships to athletic scholarships to need-based scholarships. When searching for financing opportunities, take into consideration your skills, talents, and areas of need. Scholarships are not limited to college institutions either – there are specific charitable organizations, corporations, professional associations, and minority advocacy groups that are dedicated to serving underrepresented student populations.
Explore some of these scholarship opportunities by clicking on the links below and be sure to conduct a free college scholarship search to find more scholarships that may be available to you.
2022-2023 Aid Application for CT Undocumented Students (AACTUS)
2022-2023 Aid Application for CT Undocumented Students (AACTUS)
CT Students for a Dream's Scholarship & Scholarships & Financial Aid for Undocumented Students
CT Students for a Dream’s Scholarship
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Scholarships & Financial Aid for Undocumented Students
Higher education can be a big cost for anyone, and undocumented students are no exception. In fact, undocumented students likely do not have easy access to the same financial aid resources as other students and may have to work harder to cover their expenses.
Fortunately, many schools and organizations offer grants and scholarships to undocumented students interested in higher education, including healthcare majors. All you need to do is know where to look. Scholarships like those listed below are financial benefits awarded to students who show exceptional promise. These awards often cover tuition and other educated-related expenses. They do not need to be repaid and are renewable in some cases.
The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Scholarships
The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Scholarships:
- Financial Planning Association of Connecticut, Inc. Scholarship Fund
- Town and County Club Fund
- Your Chance Scholarship Fund
Instructions to access applications
- Go to https://www.hfpgscholarships.org/2-year-college
- On the home page, select the type of college you will attend
- Click on the link to access the Hartford Foundation’s portal
- Create a profile and log onto the portal
- Complete the eligibility questions for scholarship applications to be uploaded to your dashboard
- Click Apply to start an application
- FAFSA on the Web
- The Guide to Federal Student Aid
- U.S. Department of Education
- Financial Aid Info Page
- Net Price Calculator – Personalized information about college costs.