|Summer Financial Aid Office Hours|
|Monday – Thursday||8:00 AM – 4:30 PM|
|Fall/Spring Financial Aid Office Hours|
|Monday – Friday||8:00 AM – 4:30 PM|
Applying for Financial Aid
Everyone applying for financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each academic year.
Cost of Attendance
Cost of attendance budgets include allowances for tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation and miscellaneous or personal expenses.
Special Circumstances and Financial Aid
Students apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA using income from two years prior. In some cases, income from two years ago does not accurately reflect the current financial situation of the family and may impact the student’s ability to pay for college. Independent students, or dependent students whose parents were affected by an extenuating situation, are encouraged to contact the Financial Aid Office to determine if a Special Circumstance is warranted. For more information about Special Circumstances and Financial Aid, please click here.
Types of Aid
Grants: Grants are funds available to help pay for educational expenses which do not need to be repaid. There are federal and state grants available, and eligibility is based on financial need.
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grant
Scholarships: Scholarships are administered through the John A. Logan College Foundation. Some scholarships are for the amount of full tuition and fees while others are for lesser amounts. All are awarded by action of the Scholarship Committee. Some scholarships are not funded every year by the donor.
Federal Work Study Program: Federal Work study is an employment program funded by the federal government and John A. Logan College.
Student Loans: Student loans are educational funds that must be repaid with interest.
Military Education Programs: The Veterans Resource Office is located Room 206. They assist enlisted personnel, veterans, and their families who wish to use their benefits at John A. Logan College. They will help you file the appropriate forms to process your educational benefit claims with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA), Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), and the Department of Education (DOE). They are also available to answer questions about veterans’ benefits and financial aid, and direct you to other college support services.
Online Resources: Visit these websites for important and detailed information about financial aid programs and college resources outside of John A. Logan College.