Financial Aid

Welcome! Are you looking for some financial assistance to help you through college? Many college students are balancing work, family life, and their education. We are here to provide you with important information and help you navigate through the process of applying for financial aid. We hope the steps below are helpful. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 541.383.7260 or if you have any questions.

1 Apply for Financial Aid

2 Satisfy Financial Aid Requirements

3 Review and Act on Financial Aid Offer

4 Receiving Financial Aid Funds

5 Maintain Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial Aid at COCC

Important Information

  • 2022-23 and 2023-24 FAFSA®  
    Interested in financial aid for Summer 2022 through Spring 2023? Complete the 2022-23 FAFSA®.
    For students attending Summer 2023 through Spring 2024, complete the 2023-24 FAFSA®. To ensure maximum opportunity to access the best financial aid, complete your FAFSA as early as possible 
  • OSAC Scholarship Application
    Office of Student Access and Completion offers more than 600 private scholarships to help students with their educational expenses. The application is now available.
  • COCC Merit Scholarship
    Each year, COCC offers over 50 scholarships to in-district high school seniors who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Click here to learn more details.
  • Scholarship Day
    Scholarship Day is back! Join us at your local campus for information about applying for scholarships. Click on your campus for more details: BendRedmondMadrasPrineville
  • Veteran Educational Bridge Grant
    Under this program, eligible student veterans who are unable to complete their degree program within the expected completion period due to the timing of course offerings may be eligible for additional funding.  Read for more information.
  • COCC Student Emergency Fund
    If you have suddenly encountered unanticipated expenses related to your education, the COCC Student Emergency Fund may be able to help. Learn more information here.
  • COCC Childcare Assistance Fund 
    The COCC Childcare Assistance Fund is a program to supplement the costs of childcare. Learn more information here.
  • Winter Term Priority Deadline
    Students beginning their enrollment winter term should submit all required financial aid documents by December 1 to ensure financial aid is processed in time for the tuition due deadline of January 20, 2023.
  • Disbursement Information: Winter 2023
    Get the latest information regarding disbursement, refunds, bookstore credits and more. See more about winter disbursement.

Click here to contact the Financial Aid Office or view our Mission and Values Statement.

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