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InterAmerican Technical Institute offers
Financial Aid Assistance for those who qualify. The school is a participant in the
Student Financial Assistance Program supported by the US Department of
Education. These programs are designed to help applicants who have limited
financial resources, provide funds in the form of grants for students who would
not otherwise be able to continue their education.
of student assistance described here are conditioned on the availability of
funds and on the financial need of the applicant.
Technical Institute currently participates in the Federal Pell Grant Programs.
A student may apply by completing the free application for Federal Student Aid,
which is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Pell Grant The Pell Grant is an entitlement
program available for those who need it to attend a post-secondary educational
institution. The amount of the Pell Grant entitlement is determined on the
basis of the cost of education at the institution attended and the actual
number of credits for which the student is enrolled. Students can reapply
annually for Pell consideration.
Federal Pell Grant does not have
to be repaid. Federal Pell Grants are awarded only to undergraduate students
who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree. Awards can range up to
$5,730.00 per academic year and are based on the financial need of the family
or individual and the cost of education.
for federal student aid the following requirements must be met:
must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
2. Be enrolled as a
regular student in an eligible program. 3. Be a US citizen or
eligible non-citizen. 4. Make satisfactory
academic progress toward completion of the program. 5. Not to be in default or
owe a refund to any Title IV program. 6. Register (if you
haven’t already) with the Selective Service, if you are a male between the
ages of 18 and 25. 7. Demonstrate financial
It is your
responsibility to submit all the required material by the announced deadlines.
Prospective students are encouraged to apply early for priority consideration.
Applicants should not wait for an admission decision before applying for
financial aid. Admission decisions are made independent of financial aid
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. For
financial aid consideration, applicants need to complete the Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or a Renewal FAFSA at the Financial Aid Office
or visiting www.fafsa.ed.gov
FSA ID gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve
as your legal signature. Create a New FSA ID
Financial Aid Awards Students are notified of
their Federal Pell Grant eligibility through an Institutional Student
Information Record (ISIR). This report is electronically transmitted directly
to the Institute by the federal processor. The U.S. Department of Education
employs a uniform formula to evaluate the information contained on the student
aid application and to determine the index of need. In order to receive an
award, the ISIR must be reviewed and eligibility confirmed by the Financial Aid
Office. If the student feels that the awards do not cover his or her needs, the
student should consult with the School Financial Aid Officer.
Disbursement Procedures Awards will be made
in accordance with the award letters issued by the Office of Financial Aid.
Federal Pell Grant or campus base checks will be made payable directly to Interamerican
Technical Institute in a separate check for each student‘s account. Financial
Aid awards will be disbursed electronically and will be applied to each
Technical Institute has developed the following policies and procedures for the
verification of information provided by applicants for Federal Title IV student
The students selected for verification by the U.S. Department of
Educational (ED) or those with conflicting information in their records will be
required to submit supporting documentation. Any conflicting information in the
student’s file must be resolved before any financial aid may be disbursed,
regardless of the student’s verification status.
All students will be notified by the Financial Aid Office on a
timely basis if they were selected for verification and what supporting
documentation is required. In addition Financial Aid Office will notified the
student for any award changes due to verification by email, mail, phone call,
or personal contact. The institution will notify the student of the result of
the verification process and any other documentation needed.
to provide the documentation within the specified time period may result in the
student being declared ineligible to receive any Title IV funds. Students who
are declared ineligible to receive Title IV funds will still be responsible for
their financial obligations to the school.
who need assistance in obtaining the documentation required should see the
school’s financial aid officer.
refund policy of InterAmerican Technical Institute is stated in the school
enrollment agreement and in this school catalog.
data of students enrolled in programs offered by the school is available from
the School Director
starting salaries and the percentage of students employed in specific fields of
training are available from the School Director.
further information desired by an applicant may be obtained from either the
Financial Aid Office or the School Director.
must notify the Financial Aid Office if any of the following conditions occur:
Change of name and address, change of financial status, any change in their attendance
status, or school termination.
student who is terminated for unsatisfactory academic progress may re-enroll
with the written approval of the School Director after remaining out of school
for at least three (3) weeks. If the student is considered to be making
satisfactory academic progress, the student will become eligible for Title IV
aid in accordance with the school published policy. If the student fails to
maintain satisfactory academic progress during this period, the student will be
academically terminated and will not be allowed to re-enroll in the same
who have withdrawals, incomplete grades or a leave of absence during a payment
period are eligible to receive Title IV funds provided the student maintains
satisfactory progress and the time needed to make up and complete the program
is within the maximum time frame specified in this catalog.