Conditions of Award

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BIG BEND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
FINANCIAL AID CONDITIONS OF AWARD

By accepting financial aid at Big Bend Community College you are acknowledging understanding and agreement with the following conditions of award:

• I understand I cannot concurrently receive financial aid at two institutions.

• I understand I must be enrolled in an eligible BBCC Degree or Certificate program.

• I understand that if I officially or unofficially (stop attending) withdraw from all of my classes I may have to repay a portion of the funds I received for which I was not eligible. The Return of Funds policy is posted on the Financial Aid website.

• I understand that any debts owed to the college will be increased by costs & expenses incurred in the collection of such debts.

• I understand I must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to qualify for and to continue to receive financial aid. The Satisfactory Academic Progress policy is on the Financial Aid website.

• Adding and dropping classes prior to the census date may change your award eligibility and affect future financial aid eligibility. Enrollment levels will not be adjusted for classes added after the census date.

• If I receive a grade change that impacts my financial aid eligibility, I understand it is my responsibility to notify the Financial Aid Office. I understand that faculty and staff from areas outside the Financial Aid Office are not required to know financial aid policies.

• If awarded a work-study job, I understand I can earn up to the amount of the award each quarter. Satisfactory job performance is required for continued employment. If I quit or am terminated, my work-study award will be cancelled.

• I understand if I receive a Perkins loan or a Ford Direct Loan I am required to complete an exit interview when I graduate, withdraw, enroll in 5 or fewer credits or I do not return to Big Bend.

• I understand that if I knowingly make a false statement or provide incorrect information on any financial aid forms, I shall be subject to a fine of not more than $20,000 or to imprisonment, or both.

WASHINGTON STATE AID
CONDITIONS OF AWARD

If the State of Washington is offering you financial assistance to help support your education expenses, please visit www.opportunitypathway.wa.gov to receive more information about financial aid, scholarships, work study, and student loans.

In order to receive this financial assistance you will need to comply with the following conditions. If you have questions or find that you cannot comply with these conditions, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

• You do not owe a repayment to any federal or state grant or scholarship nor are you in default on a state or federal student loan.

• You must meet minimum eligibility requirements for the program(s) awarded.

• If you do not attend or if you withdraw from all of your classes, you may owe repayment of all or part of your award amount(s).

• The offer of this financial assistance is subject to, and conditioned upon, the availability of funds. The Washington Student Achievement Council and the institution through which the grant or scholarship is awarded reserve the right to withdraw, reduce, or modify the awards due to funding limitations or due to changes in circumstances which affect your eligibility for the program(s).

• You must maintain academic progress standards following your institutions policies for state aid programs. You must not pursue a degree in theology or hold a bachelor’s degree.
You may choose to voluntarily make financial contributions to the Washington Student Achievement Council in recognition of the assistance that you received. All voluntary contributions will be used to provide financial assistance to other students. Please contact finaid@wsac.wa.gov for more information.

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