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***MTEC students are not eligible for the West Virginia High Education Grant***

*A FAFSA application must be completed prior to an appointment*

Financial aid is available to qualifying students in eligible MTEC programs.


In order to qualify for federal financial aid, a student must:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or other eligible non-citizen.


  2. Be a high school graduate or have earned a GED, TASC, or state high school certificate.

    If a student has received a Bachelor's degree, he/she is not eligible for a Pell Grant.


  3. Be enrolled in an eligible approved MTEC program of 900 clock hours in length which leads to a certificate or other educational credential.  Evening classes are not eligible for a Pell Grant.


  4. Maintain satisfactory academic progress by maintaining a minimum C average, adherence to program's absence policy, and proceed through the program at a pace leading to completion of the certificate in a specified time frame. (Health Occupations programs have very specific grade and attendance requirements to maintain satisfactory academic progress.)


  5. Not be in default on any prior Title IV loans or owe a refund on any grant.


  6. Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Department of Education.