2018-2019 Catalog

Financial Aid Programs

The primary sources of student aid at BCC are shown below. Also shown is the minimum required credit load a student must take in order to qualify for aid from that source.

Source Minimum Required Credit Load
Federal Pell Grants
Lifetime limit of 6 years or 144 credits
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants 6
Federal Work-Study 6
Federal Direct Student Loans
Subsidized loans limited to 150% of student’s published degree/certificate program length
Massachusetts Tuition Waivers 3
Massachusetts Cash Grants 3
Limited to 4 semesters for degree candidates; 2 semesters for certificates
Massachusetts Part-Time Grants 6
BCC Grants 3
BCC Foundation Grants/Scholarships 6