Helena College School Code 007570

Federal Grants

Each year, Helena College helps students receive millions of dollars from the federal government. The following grants use the FAFSA to determine need. They do not have to be paid back as long as you stay in school and maintain satisfactory academic progress.

Pell Grant

For eligible undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree. Amounts vary depending on eligibility. For the 2015-2016 academic year, the Pell Grant amounts can range from $100 to $5,775 if eligible. For the 2016-2017 academic year, the Pell Grant amounts are estimated to range from $100 to $5,815 if eligible.

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

For Pell Grant recipients who demonstrate exceptional financial need as defined by the FAFSA. The number of recipients depends on availability of funds.

State Programs

Montana State Work-Study Program MWS

The State Work-Study Program provides employment opportunities to students in need to help meet their educational expenses.

To be eligible, a student must be enrolled as full-time and must be capable of maintaining satisfactory academic progress (SAP) while employed. Students are limited to 20 hours a week during the academic semester.

Students must have completed a FAFSA form and have financial need to be eligible for this program. Employment may be on or off campus. Average students work 10 - 15 hours per week.

Please visit the Financial Aid office if you are interested in this program.