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Financial Aid

Need help paying for school?

A college education is one of the most important investments of your lifetime. The Financial Planning office does more than connect you with sources of financial aid. They help you learn how to use your resources wisely with the goal of lifelong financial stability. The Daytona College office of Financial Aid is your resource for support and provides essential information to help you build for the future as you apply to the College. We are here to help you make your college decision, and pursue your program of study. Financial Aid will work with you to create a payment plan while attending school or direct you to an appropriate organization that may be able to assist with the costs of college. There are numerous ways to pay for your education and training.

Daytona College is approved by the United States Department of Education for participation in Title IV Federal Student Aid Programs. The following programs are available to students who are enrolled in Daytona College programs of study that meet the minimum requirements for quarter or semester credit and calendar – time length as defined by the United States Department of Education. For more information, or to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, visit the FAFSA site by clicking below.

A person who wishes to apply for financial assistance must meet all eligibility requirements. While the application for financial assistance does not guarantee eligibility, financial aid is available for those who qualify. This page and the included links provide information on how to apply for financial aid and types of aid available.

Grants, Scholarships, and Loans

Federal Pell Grant

This program makes funds available to eligible students attending approved post secondary institutions. Undergraduate students who meet the established qualifications enrolled in an eligible program may apply for a Federal Pell Grant.

Federal Work Study

This program, also known as FWS, is a campus-based program that is administered by the college. Participation in this program is based on specific eligibility requirements and involves student employment under guidance and monitoring by the college.

William D. Ford Federal Direct Student Loan Program

Students who are enrolled in an eligible program may borrow loan funds to assist with educational expenses. This loan is made directly from the United States Government. This loan must be repaid, whether or not you complete your program of study.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

This program, also known as FSEOG, is a campus-based program that is administered by the college. Participation in this program is based on specific eligibility requirements and exceptional financial need.

Additional Scholarships and Grants

Florida Student Assistance Grant – a need-based grant offered by the Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance, to students attending Daytona College who are residents of the state of Florida and meet certain eligibility requirements. Students must complete the Free Application for Student Financial Aid in order to be considered for this grant. Due to limited availability of funds in the program, not all eligible students may receive the grant.

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

Scholarship program offered through the Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance, to eligible Florida high school graduates who have met certain academic achievements at the high school level and meet specific criteria set forth by the Florida Department of Education. Students must apply for the scholarships through the state application process.

Grants, Scholarships, and Loans

Federal Pell Grant

This program makes funds available to eligible students attending approved post secondary institutions. Undergraduate students who meet the established qualifications enrolled in an eligible program may apply for a Federal Pell Grant.

William D. Ford Federal Direct Student Loan Program

Students who are enrolled in an eligible program may borrow loan funds to assist with educational expenses. This loan is made directly from the United States Government. This loan must be repaid, whether or not you complete your program of study.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

This program, also known as FSEOG, is a campus-based program that is administered by the college. Participation in this program is based on specific eligibility requirements and exceptional financial need.

FEDERAL WORK STUDY

This program, also known as FWS, is a campus-based program that is administered by the college. Participation in this program is based on specific eligibility requirements and involves student employment under guidance and monitoring by the college.

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

Florida Student Assistance Grant – a need-based grant offered by the Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance, to students attending Daytona College who are residents of the state of Florida and meet certain eligibility requirements. Students must complete the Free Application for Student Financial Aid in order to be considered for this grant. Due to limited availability of funds in the program, not all eligible students may receive the grant.

FLORIDA BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

This scholarship program is offered through the Florida Department of Education, Office of Student Financial Assistance, to eligible Florida high school graduates who have met certain academic achievements at the high school level. They must meet specific criteria set forth by the Florida Department of Education. Students must apply for the scholarships through the state application process.

Additional Scholarships

Students may also be eligible for the following scholarship or grant programs based on specific eligibility requirements.

Children/Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans Scholarship Program Icon

Children/Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans Scholarship Program

Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund

Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund

For additional information on these Florida state grants and scholarships please contact the financial planning representative or visit the state’s website by clicking the button below.

IonTuition Student Loan Management Portal

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IonTuition is a self-help, web based tool that is provided to our students at no cost to help them manage all of their student loans through one single user friendly portal.

Stay on top of your student loans.

IonTuition’s interactive dashboard and repayment calculator shows everything you need to know about managing and paying back your loans, including total loan balance, current monthly payment, loan status, interest accrued and repayment options.

Improve your financial knowledge.

Student loans and personal finance can be confusing. With IonTuition, you can access all the information needed to effectively handle your money. Learn about budgeting, student loans, identity theft and more.

How do I create my free account?

Register for your free IonTuition account on behalf of Daytona College at iontuition.com. Follow the instructions for linking your IonTuition account to your school. You can also login at iontuition.com/login

You can also download the IonTuition app (Android and iOS) allowing you to receive payment reminders, updates and alerts on your mobile device.

i3 Group

The i3 Group is a Loan Counseling service that is provided by Daytona College at no cost to assist current and former students with their Federal Student Loan repayment options. Live counselors are available to answer any questions you may have regarding repaying your student loans.

Financial Aid Code of Conduct

The staff at Daytona College is committed to the highest standards of professional conduct. The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) requires educational institutions to develop and comply with a Code of Conduct that, among other things, prohibits conflicts of interest for financial aid personnel. All Daytona College financial aid representatives and employees, who have responsibilities with respect to student educational loans are bound by and must comply with this Code of Conduct. Daytona College endorses and adopts and hereby requires adherence by its financial aid representatives and employees to this Code of Conduct. You are invited to contact the College Director if you have any questions regarding this Code of Conduct.

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