Financial aid & scholarships
Many types of financial assistance may be available to you as a Chemeketa student including scholarships and federal financial aid. Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible each year, the process can take 6-9 months.
Federal & state aid
Complete your yearly FAFSA to determine if you qualify for federal or state aid.
January 1st is the first day to apply for the 2014-2015 school year.
|Enrollment term||Recommended deadline for filing the 2014-2015 FAFSA||Recommended deadline for submitting required documents to Chemeketa|
|Summer 2014||January 31, 2014||April 11, 2014|
|Fall 2014||March 28, 2014||June 27, 2014|
|Winter 2015||July 25, 2014||October 24, 2014|
|Spring 2015||October 31, 2014||January 16, 2015|
It is now past the recommended filing deadlines for the current 2013-2014 school year.
|Enrollment term||Recommended deadline for filing the 2013-2014 FAFSA||Recommended deadline for submitting required documents to Chemeketa|
|Summer 2013||February 1, 2013||April 12, 2013|
|Fall 2013||March 29, 2013||June 28, 2013|
|Winter 2014||July 26, 2013||October 25, 2013|
|Spring 2014||November 1, 2013||January 17, 2014|
Grants – These do not have to be paid back.
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
- Oregon Opportunity Grant
- Academic competitiveness
Loans – These have to be paid back with interest.
- Federal Perkins Student Loan
- Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan
- Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
- Federal PLUS Loan for parents
- Short-term loans for textbooks
Student Employment –
Additional types of aid
Scholarships – These are often based on merit and do not have to be paid back.
- Chemeketa Scholars - Applications accepted early March
- Chemeketa Foundation scholarships - Applications accepted each February
- Oregon scholarships
Tuitions Waivers – If you qualify, you do not have to pay full price for tuition.