Pearl River Community College

Policies & Procedures


Financial Aid

Adopted December 7, 1993

Revision Date August 13, 2002

Reference: Student Services

Policy: Pearl River Community College students may be eligible for financial aid.

Procedure: The Pearl River Community College Office of Financial Aid will be available to help traditional and distance education students find sources to help finance their education. Financial assistance is contingent upon admission to Pearl River Community College as a regular student (all admission requirements have been met) on at least a half-time basis. Financial Aid awards are based on full-time (12 semester hours) enrollment. Rules and regulations regarding financial aid programs, eligibility, and satisfactory progress (probation/suspension) can be found in the Student Financial Aid Consumer Information Guide. Sources of financial aid include grants, scholarships, loans and employment opportunities. A student can not receive financial aid from more than one institution. To explore financial aid options, a student should submit a free financial aid application online, search the Internet for scholarship opportunities, visit the Student Financial Aid WebPages located at or contact the Financial Aid Office directly at: Financial Aid Office Pearl River Community College 101 Highway 11 North Poplarville, MS 39470 Phone (601) 403-1029