Catalog 2016-2017


Financial Aid

North Central Texas College recognizes that many students may not have the financial resources available to pay the cost of higher education. The NCTC Financial Aid Office is available to assist students in applying for various federal, state, and institutional funding sources. All students wishing to be considered for financial assistance must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA at the website The FAFSA application is used to determine a student’s eligibility for all need-based programs, including Federal Title IV grants, Federal Work-Study, Federal Student Loan Program, as well as state grants and some institutional scholarships.

Some sources of Financial Aid are limited and will be distributed to students based on a first-come-first-service basis. Therefore the NCTC Financial Aid Office encourages students to apply early. The FAFSA application is available to students beginning in January of each year. In some cases, a student may be required to verify eligibility for aid by submitting supporting documents, such as tax returns. FAFSA applications will not be considered complete until all required supporting documentation is in the student’s financial aid file. Late or incomplete FAFSA applications will be processed as time allows.

Students who require Financial Aid to pay enrollment expenses at the time of registration must have a completed FAFSA application no later than June 1st for fall, November 1st for spring, and April 1st for summer. Students with late or incomplete FAFSA applications will be expected to pay cash for tuition, fees, and books at the time of registration.

North Central Texas College Foundation Office offers a wide variety of scholarships each year to eligible students. An NCTC Scholarship Application can be completed online at Paper applications can be obtained by calling the NCTC Financial Aid Office or the NCTC Foundation Office. Deadlines for scholarship applications are: April 15th for fall awards and October 15th for Spring Awards. For more information call 940-668-4213.

Refer to Financial Aid in the Student Services section of the NCTC Catalog for more information or you may contact the Gainesville Campus Financial Aid Office at 940-668-4242. Students may also contact the Corinth Campus Financial Aid Office at 940-498-6294, or the Flower Mound Financial Aid Office at 972-899-8422.