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Check your myFKCC account for financial aid information
Keep your email, mailing address and phone numbers up to date with FKCC
Immediately pay any balance due to FKCC if there student does not have sufficient aid to cover all charges.
How Eligibility is Determined
After your application is processed and the information is received by Florida Keys Community College, the college
determines your aid eligibility based on your expected family contribution (EFC). If you apply for aid simultaneously at
several colleges, your EFC should remain the same at each institution.
Students holding an earned bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university are not eligible for federal grant money, but
may be eligible for other federal and private aid.
Student’s who transfer to FKCC from another institution must submit their official transfer work to Enrollment Services
for processing. Transfer work must be evaluated to determine if the student is meeting basic federal requirements of
Satisfactory Academic Progress and maximum time frame. It is the students responsibility to ensure that all necessary
documents are submitted in a timely fashion so that sufficient time for processing is allowed.
Reimbursement of Charges
Students that are deemed eligible after the normal registration period and have paid for their classes using some other
means will be reimbursed for their educational expenses up to the amount of the award, four weeks after the beginning of
the term.
Grant Programs
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
FSEOG is a need-based federal grant awarded to undergraduates seeking a first undergraduate degree in an eligible
program who have demonstrated exceptional financial need as determined by the results of the FAFSA. The award
amount at Florida Keys Community College is up to $500 per term. Priority is given to students with an Estimated Family
Contribution (EFC) of zero who apply for financial aid early. Students must enroll for a minimum of six credit hours in
order to qualify. FSEOG is awarded later in the term. Limited funding is available each year for this program, and funds are
available on a first come first served basis. The award is in addition to the student’s Pell Grant award.
Federal Pell Grant
The Federal Pell Grant is a need-based federal grant for students seeking their first undergraduate degree. Financial need
is determined by the estimated family contribution (EFC) from the student’s processed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal
Student Aid). The annual award amount is determined by the EFC and enrollment status and award amounts range based
on enrollment hours. Students may receive funding only for courses that are required for the program(s) of study and
a maximum of 30 credit hours of required college-preparatory coursework. Students must be enrolled in a degree or
certificate program. The final Pell Grant Award will be determined by the number of hours attended 3 weeks into the term.
The student will then owe Florida Keys Community College for the dropped course(s) and any lab fees or book charges not
covered by the adjusted Pell award.
All Pell students are advised to speak with a financial aid staff person prior to
dropping and/or withdrawing from a course.
Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG)
FSAG is a need-based State of Florida program for students who meet Florida residency requirement. To qualify, you
must be seeking your first undergraduate degree, be enrolled in an AA or AS degree program, qualify for a Pell grant, and
be enrolled for a minimum of six credits per term. The amount awarded for part-time, three quarter time, and full-time
enrollment is determined by the State of Florida on an annual basis. FSAG is awarded by Florida Keys Community College
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