Financial Aid

The Piedmont College financial aid office will assist students and parents who seek financial resources to attend this institution. It is the policy of the College to meet 100 percent of demonstrated, unmet financial need through grants, loans, work and/or scholarship programs, for those students who apply for aid by May 1 for the following fall semester. For students enrolling spring or summer semesters, please inquire at the financial aid office for application deadlines. For more information, visit the Financial Aid website or call (706) 776-0114 or e-mail Financial Aid. Fax information to 706-778-0708.

Undergraduate Financial Aid Application Procedures

General Instructions

  • All students should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov OR complete the Piedmont College Nonfederal Aid Application available on the Piedmont College Website.
  • Financial aid recipients must make satisfactory academic progress as defined in student handbook.
  • All charges are estimated.  Confirm all charges with the Business Office each semester.
  • Federal Work Study (minimum wage on-campus jobs) may be available - contact Financial Aid.

State Financial Assistance

To apply for Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant (GTEG) and/or HOPE Scholarship, file a Georgia Student Finance Application (GSFApp) online at www.gacollege411.org (one time, not annually).  Please click here for instructions regarding the completion of the GSFApp.

Federal Educational Loans

Student Loans:

  • To learn more about Federal Student Loans visit www.studentaid.ed.gov.
  • Complete the electronic promissory note at www.studentloans.gov. For new Piedmont borrowers only).
  • Complete entrance counseling at www.studentloans.gov. (For new Piedmont borrowers only).
  • Loans require six hours minimum. Loan funds are typically disbursed the tenth week of the semester.
  • All awards are contingent upon student maintaining eligibility for funds.
  • Net loan amounts are shown on award letter, gross loan amounts are greater.

Parent Loans (Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS loans):

  • To learn more about Federal Parent PLUS Loans, visit www.studentaid.ed.gov.
  • Complete the electronic promissory note at www.studentloans.gov (one time, not annually).
  • Parents can borrow a PLUS Loan up to the cost of attendance.
  • Parents must have an acceptable credit history.
  • Net loan amounts are shown on the award letter, gross loan amounts are higher.

Questions

Students and parents are encouraged to contact the Financial Aid Office at 706-776-0114 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if they have any questions regarding their Financial Aid.