Financial Aid at SCTC
The Financial Aid Office is dedicated to supporting the goals and purposes of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, while making post-secondary education financially possible and distributing available aid to eligible students, in an equitable, fair and timely manner.
For an estimate on college costs at SCTC, please use our Net Price Calculator.
If you were selected for verification, please complete the following form, as appropriate:
Our institutional scholarships can be found here.
More information about our financial aid policies and procedures can be found in our Financial Aid Manual.
To ensure you are completing all the necessary steps to receive financial aid, please check out this checklist and contact the Financial Aid Office with any questions or concerns.
Special Circumstances/Professional Judgment
We at SCTC understand, since the FAFSA uses tax information from two years prior, the financial information provided may not accurately reflect your family’s current financial standing. As a result, students can request for the Financial Aid Office to review student’s current financial situations on a case by case basis. After the review, if the Financial Aid Office determines there has been a significant change to the student’s financial situation, adjustments will be made to either the student’s Cost of Attendance or the Expected Family Contribution.
Please note, there are limitations to special circumstance reviews. The following circumstances will not be considered for review:
Personal/credit card debt
Changes in seasonal employment
Unwillingness to contribute to educational expenses
The Financial Aid Office can review based on the following circumstances:
Withdrawal of retirement funds for emergency purposes
Job loss or significant reduction in income
Loss of child support
Separation or divorce of parents
Death of a parent
If you meet any of the above situations, please contact the Financial Aid Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 989-317-4816.
The Financial Aid Officer will consult with the student about the necessary documentation.