Programs of Financial Aid described herein are subject to change due to Federal, State and local regulations or funding fluctuations.
Federal Pell Grant Program
These grants, based upon financial need, are intended to be the "foundation" of a financial aid package, and may be combined with other forms of aid to meet the direct cost of education. Generally, Pell Grants are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
This program provides grants to eligible students demonstrating financial need. Preference is given to students with exceptional need.
Connecticut Aid for Public College Students (CAPS)
State of Connecticut grants are awarded to Connecticut resident students who have serious financial need. Grants range up to the direct cost of education (tuition, fees, books) per academic year and are based on satisfactory academic progress, financial need, and the availability of funds.
Quinebaug Valley Community College Grant Program
This State program allows for the remission of tax-supported tuition, fees, and cost of books for resident students who demonstrate substantial financial need.
Federal College Work-Study Program (FCWS)
This program provides college jobs for students with financial need. Students must be enrolled with a minimum of 6 credits each semester. Hours may be arranged to suit a student’s academic schedule.
- Any student seeking work-study employment should contact the Financial Aid Office.
- State Work-Study funds are also available