Roberts Wesleyan College is eager to assist students in their effort to meet college costs. The following is a partial list of financial aid options available to qualified students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management (OM) program:
Federal Grants and Loans
Students in OM may be eligible for Federal PELL grants and Federal Direct loans. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov to determine your eligibility. The 2012-2013 FAFSA will be based on your 2011 federal tax information.
- The Federal Pell Grant is a grant program for eligible students with financial need. For 2011-2012, these awards ranged from $277 to $2775 per semester.
- Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans are available for up to $6,250 per semester.
New York State Grants
-Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
The Tuition Assistance Program is a grant program for eligible legal residents of New York State. TAP awards for the 2012-2013 year are based on your 2011 New York State net taxable income. For 2011-2012, these awards ranged from $250 to $2500 per semester. The TAP application is available online at www.HESC.com. For questions related to New York State grants, contact New York State Higher Education at 1-888-697-4372.
-Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) are awards for eligible veterans in New York State. For more information regarding VA benefits through New York State contact HESC at 1-888-697-4372 or online at www.HESC.com.
Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Program
Roberts Wesleyan College participates in the new Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance and Yellow Ribbon Programs. For more information regarding educational programs for Veterans, please visit www.GIBill.va.gov. A copy of your Statement of Benefits or DD214 must be provided to Roberts Wesleyan College.
Many companies and businesses offer tuition reimbursement for their employees who are enrolled in college programs. Prospective students should contact the personnel office at their place of employment for information about tuition reimbursement. Anticipated benefits must be reported on the Payment Agreement form.
A private student loan -also known as an alternative loan- is another option available to students to cover the cost of their program, after all federal and state assistance is exhausted. Application is made directly with the lender of your choice. It is important to understand all of the terms associated with a loan before you choose one. Information regarding available loan options can be found at www.studentloanintelligence.com, www.finaid.org/loans or www.studentlendinganalytics.com.
For further financial aid information and applications, please contact:
Office of Financial Aid
Roberts Wesleyan College 2301 Westside Drive Rochester, NY 14624-1997
Office of Student Accounts Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY 14624-1997