Financial Aid

March 9, 2021

Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid can assist you with:

  • Financial Aid eligibility
  • Application assistance for FAFSA and HOPE
  • Effects of Dropping Courses on your Financial Aid awards
  • Purchasing books using your Financial Aid
  • Work Study Inquiries
  • Veteran’s Assistance—For information regarding Veteran’s assistance, please contact the VA Certifying Official – Shay Snow at 770-533-7022

There are several types of Financial Aid that can be used at LTC:

  • Pell Grant is a federal need-based grant that does not have to be repaid. Any remaining funds that a student is eligible for will be disbursed to the student between the fourth and sixth week of the academic term.
  • Hope Scholarship is state aid awarded to Georgia residents in an associate degree program who are academically HOPE scholarship eligible. This aid covers a portion of tuition.
  • Hope Grant is state aid awarded to Georgia residents in a diploma or certificate program. This aid covers a portion of tuition.
  • Zell Miller Scholarship is state aid awarded to Georgia residents in an associate degree program who are academically Zell Miller scholarship eligible. This aid covers all tuition.
  • Private loans are offered through Sallie Mae and Fifth Third Bank. Please click here for more information.

Financial Aid Facts:

  • Students who are eligible for financial aid will have funds posted to their account within 48 hours of registration.
  • Check your BannerWeb account to verify that funds have posted. Directions for Accessing Financial Aid Account via BannerWeb is available on the Financial Aid page of the college website.
  • HOPE Grant recipients in Certificate and Diploma programs must maintain a cumulative 2.0 GPA or “C” average.
  • HOPE Scholarship recipients in Associate Degree programs must maintain a HOPE GPA of 3.0 or “B” average.
  • Financial Aid recipients must adhere to the Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy listed in the Catalog and Student Handbook.
  • Students receiving HOPE Scholarship or HOPE Grant funds may receive HOPE for a limited number of credit hours. The HOPE grant cap is 63 semester hours and the HOPE Scholarship/HOPE Grant cap is 127 combined paid semester hours.
  • HOPE Scholarship and HOPE Grant recipients are responsible for monitoring their HOPE paid hours at www.gafutures.org/ or by consulting your Financial Aid representative.
  • Withdrawing from courses may affect your financial aid eligibility.

Dual Enrollment Students:

Dual enrollment students are required to submit the online dual enrollment funding application via gafutures.org and are not required to submit the FAFSA application.