Financial Aid & Scholarships

Education is more important than ever, and financial resources are available to help you succeed. Financial aid is available to adult students attending career majors that are more than 600 hours of instruction. Pontotoc Technology Center does not participate in any Student Loan program.
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Grant Opportunities

Federal Pell Grant (PELL)
- Federally funded program which provides aid to adult students who seek a diploma or certificate in an eligible career major at our institution.
- Pell Grants are restricted to students who have not earned a bachelor’s degree or higher.
- Eligibility is based on meeting certain criteria.
- Grant does not have to be repaid.

FAFSA
Complete the "Free Application for Federal Student Aid" (FAFSA) online.

Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG)
- May cover up to 50 percent of tuition costs depending on eligibility.
- Administered by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
- Grant does not have to be repaid.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- PTC is provided limited funds to use toward students with the greatest need.
- Grant does not have to be repaid.

School Year 2022/2023 Students Applying for Financial Aid

Changes to your family’s financial situation: If you or your family’s financial situation has changed significantly from what is reflected on your federal income tax return (for example, if you’ve lost a job or otherwise experienced a drop in income), you may be eligible to have your financial aid adjusted. Complete the FAFSA questions as instructed on the application (including the transfer of tax return and income information), submit your FAFSA form, then contact the Financial Aid Specialist at Pontotoc Technology Center to discuss how your current financial situation has changed. Note that the school’s decision is final and cannot be appealed to the U.S. Department of Education.

Scholarship Opportunities

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship
This program is currently accepting applications from students interested in the healthcare field click for more information.

Oklahoma CareerTech Foundation
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OTHA Grimes Scholarship
The Otha Grimes Scholarship is available at the beginning of each semester. The application must be picked up and turned in to the Financial Aid Office at least 5 days prior to the deadline on the application. Award amounts are determined by the Oklahoma CareerTech Foundation.

Scholarships for Women in STEM
Students Applicable: Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math. The link below has a list various scholarship opportunities. Awards Available: Various
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OCAP Oklahoma College Assistance Program / UCanGo2
Looking for scholarships? We can help! On this page, you’ll find links to various databases, resources and searching tips.
Students Applicable:
UCanGo2 Website
OCAP Website

Nursing Scholarships
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CareerTech Scholarship
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2022/2023 Financial Aid Forms

Financial Aid FormsStudent Data Form | Untaxed Income Form 2022-2023

Standard Verification Group
V1 2022-2023 Verification Worksheet Independent | V1 2022-2023 Verification Worksheet Dependent

Custom Verification Group
V4 2022-2023 Verification Worksheet

Aggregate Verification Group
V5 2022-2023 Verification Worksheet

Low Income
2022-2023 Low Income Statement Independent | 2022-2023 Low Income Statement Dependent


For more information: contact Jannice Williams, Financial Aid at 580-310-2223 or email her at FinancialAid@pontotoctech.edu

Disclaimer: Information is subject to change. Pontotoc Technology Center does not guarantee scholarship information or awards listed on this site. For more detailed, current information, please contact sponsoring organizations and/or specific scholarship contact(s).