Yes. You can request assistance from a Spanish language interpreter by speaking to a financial aid staff member at your campus. The FAFSA is also... read more
You must apply for financial aid each year by completing the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
If you have been awarded Federal grants or scholarships, you can use your PHSC student ID card at your campus bookstore to pay for your textbooks... read more
The Financial Aid Office will process your completed file (completed means all required information has been received) in the order it was... read more
Federal financial aid will be applied to student course enrollment as long as the courses meet Federal eligibility requirements. Students can drop... read more
Under very limited circumstances (for example; your parents are incarcerated, you have left home due to an abusive family environment; or you do... read more
The Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is a measure of your family's financial strength and is calculated according to a formula established by... read more
Your financial aid refund will be available to you after the drop/add period of the semester. Click here or more information regarding tentative... read more
Your financial aid refund amount can vary depending upon your unique student situation. Your financial aid must be applied to tuition and fees,... read more
You may be eligble for financial aid that can be applied to your mini-express term courses. Please visit your nearest Financial Aid Office to... read more
You will receive an email notification through your student QuistaMail account advising you to access your student WISE account for the Dynamic... read more
After you sign and submit your completed online Dynamic Forms document, an email notification will be sent to the parental email address you... read more
If you have received a verification notification in your WISE account and do not know your MyPHSC logon ID or password (required to access the... read more
After signing your online verification form through Dynamic Forms, a confirmation page will verify that your form was submitted to the Financial... read more
Federal Direct Loan Program
Once your loan has been approved, you will need to visit your nearest Financial Aid Office to complete a loan deferment form. A deferment means... read more
The Master Promissory Note (MPN) is a legal document in which you promise to repay your loan(s) and any accrued interest and fees to the U.S.... read more
Federal Work Study Program
You must first complete the FAFSA online at FAFSA.gov. After the school has received your valid FAFSA, you must visit your Financial Aid Office to... read more
Florida State Aid
No. The Bright Futures Scholarship can only be used during the fall and spring semesters.
Students must meet specific eligibility criteria to receive Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) funding and have a complete financial aid file... read more
Due to limited funding from the state, not all students who meet the Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) eligibility criteria receive these... read more
Students are required to meet miinimum credit hour and annual cumulative GPA requirements in order to renew their Bright Futures Scholarship each... read more
In most cases, students must repay for courses if they withdraw while receiving Bright Futures Scholarship funds in order to retain eligibility... read more
Bright Futures Scholarship funds are awarded automatically in July (for the fall semester) and December (for the spring semester) to eligible... read more
PHSC Foundation Scholarship
Yes. You must submit an application to PHSC, and be accepted as a student, before you can complete a Foundation Scholarship application.
You can apply for a PHSC Foundation scholarship online at PHSC Scholarships. You will use your MyPHSC login for this application process.
If you are awarded a Foundation scholarship, you will be notified via your QuistaMail account to complete a thank you letter. Instructions on how... read more
You must apply every year for a Foundation Scholarship. One application will be used per year for all scholarships available.
The priority awarding deadline is the second Friday in April.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
Your financial aid appeal will be processed in the order in which it was received and as quickly as possible. Please read the appeal request form... read more
Students who have attempted more than 150% of the credits required for their current program of study are not meeting Satisfactory Academic... read more
Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship
After I have submitted the Foundation scholarship application, do I have to reapply for the next academic year?
Yes. Students who receive the Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship must reapply for the PHSC Foundation scholarship after they complete their first... read more
No. Students are required to maintain a 3.0 grade point average at the end of the spring semester in order to be eligible for scholarship renewal... read more
No. The District Board of Trustees at Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) created the Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship specifically for eligible... read more
No. The Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship is only awarded to eligible students for the fall and spring semesters.
Do I have to complete a specific number of credit hours to renew my Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship?
Yes. Students must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours by the end of the spring semester following the year in which the scholarship was... read more
No. You must complete the Foundation scholarship application in order to receive the Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship. We do recommend you... read more
You accept the Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship by completing the PHSC Foundation scholarship application.
How many credit hours must I be enrolled in per semester to use the Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship?
Students awarded the Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship must enroll in at least 12 credit hours, and maintain 12 credit hour enrollment, for both... read more
I just graduated from high school. Can I take a semester off and still use my Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship?
No. Students must enroll in the fall semester following their high school graduation and remain continuously enrolled.
I received a Top 10% Academic Merit Scholarship certificate at my high school awards ceremony. Do I need to do anything else?
Yes. You must complete the steps listed in your scholarship award letter. The steps include: 1. Complete the PHSC admission process 2. Complete... read more
You can view financial aid required documentation requests on the home page of your WISE account under the "Financial Aid Documents" tab.
Verification is the Department of Education's process for checking the accuracy of the information supplied by the student on their FAFSA and... read more
Unlike a tax return form, a tax transcript shows any changes either you or the IRS have made to your tax return after it was filed. The tax... read more