Other Federal Financial Resources Clackamas Community College offers a wide variety of financial aid opportunities to assist you in achieving your educational goals. How do I Apply? Apply to CCC. You must include your Social Security Number on the CCC application. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. FAFSA Página Web en espaňol: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/es_ES/index.htm Contact the Office of Financial Aid located on the CCC Oregon City Campus for more information. It is important to complete and file FAFSA application as soon as possible after January 1. See Cost and Financial Aid for a complete listing of financial aid application steps. Possible Resources for Aid Federal Pell Grants You may be eligible for up to $5,645 a year, depending on the amount of federal funding available. Awards are based on eligibility and enrollment status. Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants You may be eligible for up to $1,050 a year. Part-time students (taking 6-11 credits a term) will receive smaller grants. Oregon State Opportunity Grants You must be enrolled for six or more credits to be eligible for Oregon State Opportunity Grants. Oregon Opportunity Grants are funded through the Oregon Student Assistance Commission. If you are not an Oregon resident, contact your home state for eligibility requirements for your home state program. Federal Work-Study You may be eligible to receive an award to fund a paid part-time job through CCC. Jobs are available both on campus and in the community. Part-time students (taking 6-11 credits a term) receive fewer dollars than full-time students. Federal Work-Study Process Federal Direct Loans Most students are eligible to apply for Federal Direct Loan funds. The Federal Direct Loan is a Federally guaranteed loan. First year students (less than 45 credits completed) are eligible to borrow subsidized amounts up to $3,500, and second year students may borrow up to $4,500 (Actual amount is dependent on student budget criteria.). The Financial Aid Office provides information on unsubsidized Direct loans. Students who wish to receive their loans must complete Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note. You will need to sign in using your FAFSA pin number. Students receiving loans must complete Exit Counseling when they leave school and to receive transcripts. Federal Parent Loans to Undergraduate Students (PLUS) Your parents may be eligible for Parent Loans to Undergraduate Students. Commercial banks and other participating lenders offer these loans. Parents may borrow the cost of education minus any financial aid.