FAFSAs submitted by the
April 1
st
priority processing date may be eligible for
certain campus-based aid.
Example: For the 2013-2014 academic year that began August 2013 through July
2014, the 2013-2014 FAFSA was available online January 2, 2013. The priority
processing date was April 1
st
, 2013 for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Scholarships
Various scholarships are available. To determine scholarship requirements
and to obtain a scholarship application, please refer to the
Georgia Perimeter
HYPERLINK “
catalog/”ollege Catalog
for detailed information on available scholarships.
In order for students to receive the HOPE Scholarship, HOPE Grant, Zell Miller
Scholarship, or HOPE GED Grant students must apply one of two ways: (1)
complete the FAFSA at
; or (2) complete the GSFAPPS at www.
gacollege411.org. In addition to completing the FAFSA or GSFAPPS, students
must complete an institutional GPC HOPE Scholarship Request or a HOPE
Grant Request form located at
.
Financial Aid Priority Date: APRIL 1
ST
In order to be awarded financial aid at registration, all outstanding requirements
and supporting documentation must be submitted to the office of Student Financial
Services by the
April 1
st
priority processing date. The processing timeframe is 2-4 weeks
from the date the last outstanding requirement and/or supporting documentation has
been submitted. If a student’s file is not complete by the
April 1
st
priority processing
date, the student must be prepared to pay his/her tuition and fees by the posted fee
payment deadline date. If the financial aid awarded is not sufficient to pay for all of the
tuition and fees, the student is responsible for the remainder of the balance due by the
posted fee payment deadline date.
TYPES OF FINANCIAL AID
The office of Student Financial Services offers several forms of financial assistance:
Pell Grant
The Federal Pell Grant is need-based financial aid and does not requirement
repayment. The U.S. Department of Education requires applicants to complete
the FAFSA. Recipients must be undergraduate students who have not already
earned a baccalaureate degree.  The Pell Grant Program regulations limit the
amount of terms that a student may receive the Pell Grant in his or her academic
history.  The regulations states that a student may receive up to 12 semesters or
its equivalent of 600% of Pell Grant during his/her entire award history.
• Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
FSEOG is a limited-fund, need-based grant, based on the information a
student submits the FAFSA.  FSEOG is offered on a first-come, first-served
basis to students with exceptional financial need and Pell Grant eligible. 
Recipients must be undergraduate students who have not already earned a
baccalaureate degree. 
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