Types of Financial Aid
Your FAFSA application will help you apply for Financial Aid.
Every student who meets certain eligibility requirements can get some type of federal student aid, regardless of age or income.
Those who are eligible meet the following basic requirements:
- Demonstrate financial need.
- Are a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen.
- Have a valid social security number.
- Register with Selective Service if you are a male between 18 and 25 years of age.
- Maintain satisfactory academic progress in college or career school.
- Have a H.S. diploma, GED.
- Federal Pell Grant: Undergraduates with financial need can receive a Federal Pell Grant for up to 12 semesters (or a total of 6 years).
Loans are borrowed money for college or career school that must be repaid. There are several types of loans available through the U.S. Department of Education:
- Direct Subsidized Loans: For undergraduates who have financial need. The U.S. Department of Education pays interest while the borrower is in school and during grace and deferment periods.
- Direct Unsubsidized Loans: For all undergraduate students. The borrower is responsible for all interest.
- Direct PLUS Loans: For parents of dependent undergraduate students. The borrower is responsible for all interest.
To apply for Federal Aid please click the link below
GIC is also approved by the Veterans administration.
GIC provides that the primary goal of the institutional admission professional is to help students achieve their educational potential by providing appropriate financial resources. To this end, this Statement provides that the admission professional shall:
Be committed to removing financial barriers for those who wish to pursue postsecondary learning.
Make every effort to assist students with financial need without completing any forms for them.
Not complete a student FAFSA electronically.
Not mislead or falsify any documents for student.
Not have any knowledge of student or parents federal pin number.
Educate students and families through quality consumer information.
Respect the dignity and protect the privacy of students, and ensure the confidentiality of student records and personal circumstances.
Ensure equity by applying all need analysis formulas consistently across the institution’s full population of student financial aid applicants.
Provide services that do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, or economic status.
Recognize the need for professional development and continuing education opportunities.
Commit to the highest level of ethical behavior and refrain from conflict of interest or the perception thereof.
Not receive any gifts or compensation for recruitment.
Maintain the highest level of professionalism, reflecting a commitment to the goals of GIC.
As an employee of GIC you are obligated to report any misconduct to the School Administration