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To apply for financial aid for HCC, students must first complete the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by submitting a FAFSA online at studentaid.gov

This form is required for every college student that will be utilizing any type of financial aid. 

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Following completion of the FAFSA, students must then apply for admission to HCC.

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More Details 

  • FAFSA is processed by the Department of Education (DOE). DOE determines Expected Family Contribution (EFC) using Federal Methodology. EFC determines student eligibility. HCC and the student receive a product of the FAFSA called SAR/ISIR (Student Aid Report) 
  • Students with eligibility for grants (federal and/or state) who are selected for the process called Verification or who are missing information necessary to complete processing their application are sent a Document Tracking letter and e mail listing the information required to complete their file. It is important to respond to this request in a timely manner to prevent delays in the processing of your financial aid. 
  • When the student’s "file" is complete, i.e., all supporting information received, verification completed, and the student is fully accepted into a qualified degree-seeking program, an award letter notification is emailed to the student. All financial aid awards may be viewed on the student's Self-Service account. 
  • Tuition, fees, and bookstore charges will automatically be deducted from the student's financial aid awards. 
  • Any remaining balance will be disbursed to the student by check and mailed to the address the school has on file approximately 6 weeks after classes begin. 

Scholarships 

Thanks to the generosity of our community members, students, employees, and HCC Foundation, HCC offers a variety of scholarships for our students.

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Contact Us

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Phone: 828-627-4756
Email: hccaid@haywood.edu