Federal Financial Program Guide

Federal Financial Program Guide

Federal Financial Aid programs at Casper College include but are not limited to:

Federal Pell Grant
  • $581-$5,775 for the 2015-2016 Academic Year.
  • Need-based award for students is calculated from EFC from current year FAFSA.
  • Must be undergraduate attempting first bachelor's degree; Wyoming resident or non-resident.
  • Base on financial need using federal formula.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
  • Varies; $250-$1,000
  • Undergraduate students, Wyoming residents and non-residents
  • Based on financial need and available funding; highest awards go to financial aid applicants with the highest need; must have been awarded a Federal Pell Grant.
Federal Work-Study Program
  • Varies depending on need.
  • Undergraduate freshman and sophomore students.
  • Based on financial need and available funding. Once need is determined student must apply for a position through the Student Success Center.
Direct Stafford Loans
  • Subsidized: up to $3,500 for freshman; up to$4,500 for sophomores.
  • Unsubsidized: $2,000 dependent students; $6,000 independent students.
  • Undergraduate freshman and sophomore students, Wyoming residents and non-residents.
  • Based on financial need using federal formula.
  • Visit Direct Stafford Loans for more specifics.
Direct Parent PLUS Loan
  • Up to student’s cost of attendance.
  • Dependent, undergraduate students.
  • The Parent PLUS Loan is only offered to parents of dependent students. Only parents or step-parents are eligible to apply for the PLUS loan. Grandparents and other relatives are not eligible.

All students have the equivalent of 12 full-time semesters to use federal aid to obtain up to a bachelor's degree.

For more information on any federal programs please visit the Enrollment Service Office, located on the third floor of the Gateway Building, or the U.S. Department of Education website: http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml.