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Financial Aid

Below is a summary of the Financial Aid process. For complete information, visit the full Financial Aid site or contact the Office of Financial Aid at 202.274.5060.

Students interested in receiving federal student financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans and/or grants must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. It is important that students apply for financial aid as soon as possible even if they do not know all of the institutions to which they plan to apply for admissions. Additional colleges can be added to the FAFSA later.

All applicants will be assigned a PIN and asked to create a password. This will allow access to your financial aid application in order to add institutions and conduct periodic checks on the status of your application. Students are required to follow up on their financial aid application online using their PIN and password in order to learn if any information is missing from their application or to learn the amount of their award.

Assistance with applying for financial aid and completing the FAFSA is available from the Office of Financial Aid in Building 39-Room 101, or from the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) on a walk-in basis every Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Building 38-Room 103. Assistance is also available from the EOC located at 1233 20th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC. This office is accessible via the Red Line to DuPont Circle, South Exit. Please call that office for an appointment at 202.741.4730.

Please note: When completing the FAFSA, a copy of your most recent Federal Income Tax Return (or your parents’ return, if you are 23 years old or younger) or Income Verification (SSI/SSDITANF) is required. If you have any questions about financial aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 202.274.5060.

Scholarship Opportunities

There are a number of scholarship opportunities available through the Office of Financial Aid and the UDC Foundation.  Click here for more information about these opportunities.  The scholarship opportunities below are available to UDC-CC students.  Students should contact the Office of Financial Aid at 202.274.5060 with any questions or to request assistance.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

The mission of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is to help students of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education.

The foundation supports outstanding community college students, assists community college students to transfer to the nation’s top four-year colleges, and awards up to $30,000 annually.

For more information about the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, please contact Dr. Madiana Odumosu at 202.274.5652 or modumosu@udc.edu.

View the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Flyer.

HACU Scholarship Program

The Hispanic Association of College and Universities (HACU) is accepting online applications for the HACU Scholarship Program until Friday, May 28, 2010.  More than $250,000 will be awarded to eligible students attending HACU-member institutions during the 2010-2011 academic year (UDC-CC is a member institution of HACU).  Scholarships are available for students pursuing various careers, including nursing, accounting, computer science, merchandising and hospitality management.

View the HACU Scholarship Program Flyer.




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Admission Deadlines

Fall - May 15
Spring - October 15
Summer - April 15

International Applicant Deadlines

Fall - April 15
Spring - September 15
Summer - March 15

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