When students apply for financial aid via the FAFSA or WASFA at Big Bend Community College, they are considered for Federal, State and institutional financial aid programs. Please be aware that we are not an institution that awards loans without a yearly request.
Gift aid that does not need to be repaid as long as Satisfactory Academic Progress is maintained.
“Work-Study” is money earned through employment. In order to qualify, you must qualify for financial aid. Students are eligible for part-time work (up to 16 hours per week).
Federally funded program to provide students on campus employment opportunities. Students will be considered for a variety of jobs, which may offer valuable career-related experience. The prevailing wage is $13.69 per hour.
America Reads uses Federal Work Study dollars to employ students as reading tutors for preschool age children, children in elementary school, or in family literacy programs. America Counts uses federal dollars to employ students as math tutors for children elementary age through ninth grade. Students will be placed in schools residing in our service district. The prevailing wage is $13.69 per hour.
State funded program, where students will be placed in on or off campus positions relating to their major field of study and career goals or interests. The prevailing wage is $13.69 per hour.
State funded program to provide employers the ability to identify and hire potential permanent employees.