What is SSS Grant Aid?
Grant Aid is an additional financial award only for SSS participants. Grant Aid, unlike a loan, does not not have to be repaid. You are eligible for Grant Aid if you meet the following requirements.
Must have a Pell Grant as part of your financial aid packet;
Must have a grade point average of 2.30 or better;
Must complete at least one SSS financial education program yearly; and
Must have unmet financial need that is documented on your UTC financial aid award notification.
How Do I Apply?
You complete an application to request Grant Aid for the fall and spring semesters. Applications are available in our office and on Blackboard a month before the start of each semester. You can receive Grant Aid each semester as long as all the above criteria are met.
How Do I Meet the Active Participant Requirement?
Grant Aid is not a guaranteed award for being a SSS student. Applications are ranked and students are selected based on the total number of points earned by participating in the following services:
How Do I Meet The Financial Education Requirement?
2 Ways to Meet the Financial Education Requirement
Complete an SSS Financial Literacy Workshop.
Use the SSS Financial Literacy program LIT (information found on our Canvas page).