Get a Little Help Paying for College
Enrolling in college is a life changing decision and finding a way to fund your education is no easy task. Because we at North Georgia Technical College believe that the talents, hopes and ambitions of our people are among the most valuable resources this nation possesses, the Financial Aid Office at NGTC is committed to helping you find a way to earn the education that you deserve. North Georgia Technical College realizes that most students need financial assistance in order to attend school. From state programs such as HOPE Grant, HOPE Scholarship, The Zell Miller Scholarship, and Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant (SIWDG), to Federal Aid Programs such as Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Work Study Program, and Direct Student Loans, the Financial Aid Office at North Georgia Technical College offers a wide variety of aid options to help all students meet their educational goals.
Using your Financial Aid at the Bookstore
Pell Book Allowance Procedures
Pell eligible students with complete PELL files will be allowed to charge required books and supplies against their Pell award at the bookstore.. Keep in mind your Pell award after tuition and fee charges have been deducted may not be sufficient to cover the cost of books. Please check your Pell award information on BANNER WEB.
The bookstore has computerized cash registers and will have the authorized book allowance on file. All students must have a North Georgia Technical College photo ID which must be presented at the book store for identification purposes. Students may not charge against their Pell award online or over the phone. Please check the bookstore schedule for hours of operation at the following: https://northgatech.edu/students/bookstore.
Hope GED Voucher Procedures for Books Purchased at the Bookstore
Recipients of the $500 HOPE GED Voucher may use these funds at the bookstore if a balance is available after tuition and fees have been paid for the term. The HOPE GED Voucher should be presented to the Financial Aid Office no earlier than the first day of class. The bookstore has computerized cash registers and will have the authorized book allowance on file. All students must have a North Georgia Technical College photo ID which must be presented at the book store for identification purposes Students may not charge against their HOPE GED award online or over the phone. Please check the bookstore for hours of operation at the following: https://northgatech.edu/students/bookstore.
Important Information Regarding Recalculation of Awards for Students Who Withdraw or Stop Attending
Classes Dropped During the 3 day - 100% Drop Period:
Students who drop all classes before the 100% drop period ends will be responsible for repaying all Pell funds used at the bookstore.
Pell Grant Recalculation Procedure for Students Who Withdraw or Stop Attending all Classes
Title IV funds (Pell Grant) are awarded to a student under the assumption that the student will attend school for the entire period for which the assistance is awarded. When a student withdraws, the student may no longer be eligible for the full amount of the Title IV funds that the student was originally scheduled to receive. This means that students who withdraw or stop attending classes must have their award re-calculated and may owe back funds used at the NGTC Bookstore.
Want to know if you are getting Pell Grant this Summer?
Were you full-time (at least 12 credit hours) Fall Term?
Were you full-time (at least 12 credit hours) Spring Term?
If the answer to at least one of these questions is "NO," please contact your Financial Aid Advisor or check your BannerWeb account. You should still be able to receive Pell Grant for the Summer Term.
As long as you maintain eligibility, HOPE Programs are available for Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms. For questions regarding your HOPE eligibility, please contact your Financial Aid Advisor.
Financial Aid Office
Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov to submit 2014-2015 FAFSA.
- April 30, 2015-Priority Deadline to submit FAFSA and documentation.
- May 20, 2015-Summer Semester Begins/Tuition Payment Deadline
Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov to submit 2015-2016 FAFSA.
- July 23, 2015-Priority Deadline to submit FAFSA and documentation.
- August 19, 2015-Fall Semester Begins/Tuition Payment Deadline
Scholarships are administered through a partnership between North Georgia Technical College and the North Georgia Technical College Foundation. Scholarship applications are available online, in the Foundation Office, and in the Financial Aid Office.
Grants are the most attractive forms of financial aid because money given in the form of a grant does not have to be paid back after graduation.
Loans should be used as a last resort to pay for educational expenses. Although it is not NGTC’s policy to encourage students to incur additional debt for their college education unless all other sources of aid have been exhausted, we have included a section containing additional information should you need it.
Veterans’ Benefits will be available both to veterans and spouses as well as children of disabled or deceased veterans. More information is available from area Veterans' Administration Offices.
Georgia Mountains Workforce Development (GMWD) assists with educational expenses (tuition, fees, books, required supplies, gas, and childcare) for up to two years.
A good option for funding is work-study. This federal program provides you with part-time employment on campus to give you work experience while also helping you meet your financial needs. It's a great way to earn money for college while getting involved in your campus community.