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 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, go to FAFSA on the web.
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.
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
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.
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
- Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund
- Robert C Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
For additional information on these Florida state grants and scholarships please contact the financial planning representative or visit the state’s website at: www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org
Daytona College is also an approved vendor with the Center for Business Excellence. The Center for Business Development, Ormond Beach has three One-Stop Employment Centers in Flagler and Volusia Counties specializing in providing employment-related services at no cost, to businesses and job seekers. Services by CBE and the One-Stop Centers are publicly funded and remain driven by the needs of the local business community. www.centerforbusinessexcellence.net
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.