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Financial Aid Priority Deadline

The financial aid priority deadline is Wednesday, July 10th.  You must have all of your red flags completed by this date in order to receive coverage for tuition and fees prior to the fee payment due date on July 31st.  Please review your red flags in myBC to ensure you have completed all outstanding items.  All forms are available online and most can be completed electronically.  Please be advised the forms for Special Circumstances (Professional Judgement) will not be available for the 2019-2020 academic year until September 2019.

Broward College Scholarship Application Now Open!

The 2019-2020 Broward College Scholarship Application is now open! Students are encouraged to complete the application in order to be considered for scholarships for Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and/or Summer 2020. Visit www.broward.edu/scholarships to apply today!

Changes to Alternative/Private Loans for 2019-2020

Please be advised Alternative/Private Loans will no longer provide coverage of tuition and fees and will not appear on a student's award in myBC.  Any student who applies and is approved for an Alternative/Private Loan for Fall 2019 must have their loan certification request sent to the school prior to September 2019.  The Financial Aid Office will process all certification requests received from September 1, 2019 to September 20, 2019.  The scheduled disbursement date for all Fall Alternative/Private Loans will be October 4, 2019.

All Alternative/Private Loan requests for Spring 2020 will be processed from January 2, 2020 to January 24, 2020.  The scheduled disbursement date for all Spring Alternative/Private Loans will be February 7, 2020.

Bright Futures 2019-2020 award year update

If you are a Bright Futures recipient, your award for the 2019-2020 academic year should be available by July 18th. You must be in state, degree-seeking, and enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits to be eligible for an award.

Applying for Reinstatement or Restoration - Are you a current student that needs information about reinstatement or restoration of your Bright Futures Scholarship? Here are the requirements: Applying for Reinstatement or Restoration.

September Disbursement Schedule

This calendar provides important dates about the types of funds/aid we disburse during the month of September.  Please see the breakdown below for the different fund types.

State Aid: Bright Futures, Florida Student Assistance Grant, First Generation Matching Grant

Institutional Aid: BCC Merit Scholarship, Opportunity Grant, Broward College, Grant, Financial Aid Award, Achieving Success Grant

Scholarships:  Foundation scholarship funds and outside third party scholarships

Outside Scholarship Checks 

If you receive a scholarship that is not awarded by Broward College, please take your scholarship check to the Cashier's Office on the North, South or Central campus. This applies to ALL checks, including those you may receive as result of a scholarship award posted to your account. Do not send any checks to the Financial Aid Office, as the Financial Aid Office does not process checks. Doing so will cause a delay in posting your scholarship award. You must be currently enrolled at Broward College or the Cashier's Office will not accept the check. Please refer to  the 'How to Pay' tab on the Cashier's webpage for more information on this process.

Disbursements and Refunds Are Not The Same

Please refer to the Student Refunds tab on the Cashier's webpage for more information regarding your refund. If you are eligible for a refund, please allow for 7-10 business days after your disbursement date to receive it. Refunds are processed on different dates than the disbursement dates listed below

           
September Dates for Disbursements
State Aid​ 13th
​Institutional Aid 16th
Federal Grants14th
Federal Loans 14th
Federal Plus Loans 18th
Scholarships 16th

Fall 2019 Enrollment Verification (EV) and Withdrawal Dates
Session
​Drop w/ 100% Refund
​EV Begins
​EV Ends

​Enrollment Finalized
​Session 1
​August 26
​August 27
September 6
​September 9
​Session 2
​August 26
​August 27
​September 6
​September 9
​Session 3
​TBD
​TBD
​TBD
TBD
​Session 4
​October 22
​October 23
​October 30
​October 31

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