Financial Aid Programs


Here is a chart of the major financial assistance programs available at Berry College. It is not all-inclusive. For more information on student loans, please refer to our student loans page. 

Financial Aid Type of Aid Application Form Award Amount Enrollment Program
Federal Pell Gant Grant: does not have to be repaid FAFSA* Up to $5,730/year Prorated if less than full time (less than 12 credit hours)
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG) Grant: does not have to be repaid FAFSA* $100 - $4,000   Full time (12 credit hours or more)
Student Employment** Money earned while attending school FAFSA*
**Also complete a Student Work Preference Form available on your Viking Web account
$7.25 minimum up to 16 hours per week Full time 
Federal Work Study Funding* Money earned while attending school FAFSA*
**Also complete a Student Work Preference Form available on your Viking Web account
$7.25 minimum up to 16 hours per week Full time 
Federal Direct Subsidized Loan Loan: must be repaid FAFSA* $3,500 - $7,500
(based on grade level, dependency status & budget)
Full time 
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan Loan: must be repaid FAFSA* $5,500 - $20,500
(based on grade level, dependency status & budget)
Full time 
Federal Perkins Loan Loan: must be repaid FAFSA* Up to $5,500 for undergraduate students. Full time
Institutional Scholarships Scholarships and/or Grants: no repayment FAFSA* Varies Full time
State of Georgia Financial Aid  
HOPE Scholarship Scholarship: does not have to be repaid FAFSA* or GSFAPPS
See your high school guidance counselor 
$3,820/year Full time
Zell Miller Scholarship  Scholarship: does not have to be repaid FAFSA* or GSFAPPS
See your high school guidance counselor
$4,220/year Full time 
Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant (GTEG) Grant: does not have to be repaid  FAFSA* or GSFAPP $700/year Full time 
*Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  ( www.fafsa.gov)
The Office of Financial Aid has taken care to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of information on this site. Due to changes in federal and state legislation, content is subject to change without notice. Financial aid awards are contingent upon availability of funds and are subject to revision
**Berry College Work Experience Program 
Work experience opportunities range from basic work skills to educationally related skills. Financial need is not required for participation in the student work program. Student paycheck can be applied to tuition or living expenses. Click here to learn more.