Paying for Your Transfer College
If your own or your family's financial resources aren't enough to help you cover the educational expenses of the school you plan to transfer to, you are probably eligible for financial aid.
Since funds are usually awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis to qualified students, make sure that you meet all deadlines and submit all materials as required. Deadlines and filing procedures are available in the application packet of the institution you're applying to.
Start with FAFSA
Once you've graduated from San Juan College, you'll need to reapply for financial aid for your transfer institution. Begin by filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA must be completed every year. Then complete and submit your scholarship applications.
There is a maximum limit on the number of credit hours allowed for financial aid eligibility. It is currently 90.0 credit hours for two-year colleges and 180.0 credit hours for four-year institutions. To check your financial aid status, go to the National Student Load Data System. You will need your Social Security Number and FAFSA pin number.
NM Lottery Success
If you are the recipient of the NM Lottery Success, NM Scholars, Legislative Endowment, or any other tuition-based scholarship, you will be able to keep the tuition, as long as you continue to meet the eligibility requirements and have not exceeded your eligible semesters. Check with the San Juan College Financial Aid office for more information on your current scholarships. You will need to submit the New Mexico Scholarship Transfer Transcript form to the institution you're planning to transfer to.
Helpful Scholarship Resources
For more information, please call The Transfer Center at 505-566-3983.
Or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.