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Financial Aid Programs Available

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Undergraduate Financial Aid


Grant and Scholarship Options


NDC Grants and Scholarships—Full-time Traditional Undergraduate Students Attending Classes on Campus

 

Students who are seeking their first bachelor’s degree, and enroll for at least 12 or more credit hours per semester on campus are considered full-time.  A semester consists of day and evening classes. The following assistance may be awarded to full-time traditional-aged students who attend classes on campus.

 

  • Honors Scholarship: Awarded to incoming, full-time traditional-aged students who have been selected to be a part of the Honors Program at Notre Dame College ($19,000)
  • Dean’s Scholarship:Awarded to incoming, full-time, traditional-aged students based on academic data, including cumulative high school GPA and/or ACT & SAT, if applicable. ($13,000 – $18,000)
  • STEMM Scholarship:Funded by the Choose Ohio First Grant.
  • Family/Alumni Plan Scholarship:Special family tuition rates are available to incoming full-time students who have a brother/sister/parent attending Notre Dame College as a full-time matriculating undergraduate student, or whose parent or grandparent is an alumnus of the college.
  • Leadership Scholarship:Awarded to select, incoming, full-time, traditional-aged students who possess special talent or potential for enriching the campus atmosphere and/or possess financial need.
  • Athletic Scholarship:Awarded to select individuals who possess a special talent in a particular sport based on a budget created by the institution and the NCAA.
  • Residency Grant:Awarded to new students who qualify for need-based grants and who plan to reside in on-campus housing.
  • NDC Grant/Mission Grant/Achievement Grant:Awarded to incoming, full-time undergraduate traditional-aged students who qualify for need-based grants. (Up to $10,000)

 

Federal and State Grants—All Undergraduate Students (On-Campus or Online) Full-time or Part-Time

 

Awards are based on regulations established by federal and state governments.

  • Federal Pell Grant: Awarded to eligible undergraduate students who have high financial need and have not earned a bachelors or professional degree.
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG):Given to undergraduates with exceptional financial need. Priority is given to students who receive a Federal Pell Grant.
  • Ohio College Opportunity Grant: Need-based grant.  Amount is determined by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

Work Options—Fulltime Traditional Undergraduate On-Campus Students


  • Federal College Work Study or College Work Study Program: This program allows you to work on campus for a maximum of 17.5 hours per week and earn up to the amount of your work-study award for each term.  You must locate employment on campus by October 1 (for fall semester) or February 1 (for spring semester) or forfeit your award.

 

Loan Options—All Undergraduate Students (On-Campus or Online)


  • Federal Direct Subsidized Loan/Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan:  Low interest loans available for both degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students.  For more information, go to http://www.studentaid.gov.
  • Federal Parent PLUS Loan:  Federal parent loan, that allow parents to fund the cost of their student’s education.  To apply, go to http://www.studentaid.gov.
  • Private Loans: Many banking institutions provide educational loans outside of the federal loan programs to credit-worthy students or students with a co-signer. For more information, visit our Private/Alternative Loan information page.  You must contact the lender directly.

Post-Graduate:  TEEL Financial Aid


TEEL students are post-undergraduate students who are seeking a teaching license and already have an undergraduate degree.  They are eligible for undergraduate William D. Ford Direct loan funds if they meet eligibility requirements.

Loan Options


  • Federal Direct Subsidized Loan/Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan:  Low interest loans available for both degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students.  For more information, go to http://www.studentaid.gov.
  • Private Loans: Many banking institutions provide educational loans outside of the federal loan programs to credit-worthy students or students with a co-signer. For more information, visit our Private/Alternative Loan information page.  You must contact the lender directly.

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Graduate Financial Aid


Students accepted into the NDC Graduate and certificate programs as degree-seeking students may be eligible for federal financial aid if they are enrolled for at least four graduate credit hours per semester at NDC.

Loan Options


  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan:  Low interest loans available for both degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Federal Graduate PLUS Loan:  Federal student loan available to students attending graduate school and professional school. Borrower cannot have an adverse credit history.  Apply at http://www.studentaid.gov.
  • Private Loans: Many banking institutions provide educational loans outside of the federal loan programs to credit-worthy students or students with a co-signer. For more information, visit our Private/Alternative Loan information page.You must contact the lender directly.
  • Federal TEACH Grant/Loan Program: Students enrolled in the M.Ed. program, with a major of Mild Moderate Intervention Specialist, may apply for a Federal TEACH Grant.  Refer to the TEACH Grant Program for application and further requirements and obligations. Note: a student receiving a TEACH Grant must fulfill the teaching obligation or the grant will convert to an unsubsidized Stafford loan, with interest accruing from the date of disbursement.

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