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Programs Available


The chart below outlines the major financial aid programs available at North Central Texas College along with eligibility requirements and application procedures. Not all scholarship programs are listed, check with the Scholarship Office for information about other specialized scholarship programs.

Summary of Student Financial Assistance Programs Available at North Central Texas College

Program Description Eligibility Value To Apply
Federal PELL Grant Available to eligible students with an established need.
(Grant program)
Undergraduate & U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.Established financial need. Up to $5,920 per year paid
  1. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at: www.fafsa.gov
  2. Check with the NCTC Financial Aid Office upon receipt of your Student Aid Report from the Department of Education.
  3. Follow up with any other documentation that may be required.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Reserved for students with EXCEPTIONAL financial need. Priority given to Pell recipients Undergraduate & U.S. citizen enrolled at least half-time, with minimal family contributions. Approximately $400
Federal College Work-Study Program Part-time employment (up to 19 hours weekly) on campus, need-based. Enrolled at least half-time, U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. $8/hr
Direct Loans: Subsidized, Unsubsidized and PLUS Federal Loan Program Must be enrolled at least half-time and amount awarded must not be over Cost of Attendance. $1750 for Freshman <30hrs
$2250 for Sophomore >30hrs
Additional amounts available upon written request based on eligibility.
Mary Josephine Cox Scholarship Scholarship does not require repayment. Cooke County resident under age 21, scholastic excellence, cumulative 3.0 GPA and special competency in given field. Tuition/fees only, maximum $100 per semester. Scholarship applications available at Gainesville Campus in the Financial Aid Office and NCTC Foundation Office. Corinth Campus in the Financial Aid Office. Bowie Campus in the Dean's Office. Online application: http://www.nctc.edu/Student_Services/FinAid/scholarships.html
Deadlines: April 15 - Fall Semester & October 15 - Spring Semester
NCTC Foundation Scholarships Donors have established these scholarships that do not require repayment. Criteria for these scholarships are varied including academic achievement, certain residency, financial need, specific major, etc. Up to $1,400 Average Scholarship $600.
"Best Seat in the House" Scholarships Scholarships do not require repayment. Students majoring in the Performing & Visual Arts. Up to $500.
NCTC Foundation Scholarships Leo & Mabel Scott Dual Credit Scholarships Must be attending high school in the college's service area or Love County, Okla. Preference given to underprivileged. Cost of 1 class Scholarship applications available at Gainesville Campus in the Financial Aid Office and NCTC Foundation Office. Corinth
Campus in the Financial Aid Office. Bowie Campus in the Dean's Office or with your high school counselor.
Friends of Agriculture Scholarship: "Taking Stock in Education" Scholarships do not require repayment. Enrolled full-time major in agriculture, equine science or related field. Preference given to Cooke, Denton, Montague County residents. $500 per semester (Fall/Spring) Scholarship applications available at Gainesville Campus with the Agriculture Dept. or in the NCTC Foundation Office.
Deadline: April 1
NCTC Departmental Scholarships Scholarships are available from various NCTC depts., including music, drama, dance, art, athletics Enrolled in the specific dept. at NCTC Vary depending on program Contact department chairs for the various departments.

For more detailed information about these and other financial assistance programs, call or write:

Office of Financial Aid - North Central Texas College
1525 W. California, Gainesville, TX 76240
(940)668-4242
(940)498-6294

North Central Texas College Foundation
1525 W. California, Gainesville, TX 76240
(940)668-4213