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Financial Aid

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At Golf Academy of America, we are here to help you determine the best way to pay for your education that incurs the least amount of debt. Our financial planning office encourages prospective students to apply for financial aid for college early. To get started, review the information on this page and the information about financial aid programs including college grants, college loans, and additional financial aid resources. Then, review the official Financial Aid (FAFSA) web site.

If you have any questions about golf college financial aid, please call Golf Academy of America today.

Golf Academy of America Information Kit

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for federal financial aid, a student must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • Not be in default on a previous student loan
  • If required, be registered with the Selective Service

Are you a military veteran or active military, guardsman, or reservist? Are you a military spouse or family member? You've got special golf college financial aid options.

Application Procedures

Students interested in applying for financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This application must be completed online. The information provided on the FAFSA will be evaluated by the financial planning office and, if eligible, the student will be sent an award letter listing the types and amounts of financial assistance available. These could include various college grants, college loans, or funds from additional financial aid resources.

Prior to disbursement of any financial aid funds, students (if selected) must complete a verification process which documents certain information they have provided. In addition, all students receiving financial aid are required to participate in an entrance interview/counseling session.

Students are cautioned that awards are made based on the accuracy of the information they provide and on the availability of program funds. Reductions in funding, over which the Academy has no control, or changes in the eligibility status due to verification discrepancies or changes in enrollment status, may amend initial awards. Students must maintain Satisfactory Progress in order to continue eligibility for financial aid.

Students are ineligible for financial aid if they owe a refund on any grant, are in default on any loan, or have borrowed in excess of established loan limits under Title IV financial aid programs at any other institution.

Ethical Practice

At Golf Academy of America, and our parent corporation, Education Corporation of America (ECA), we follow an ethical code of conduct as it relates to financial aid and financial planning. All decisions and actions of our College and Company management, financial planning employees, and all other employees who have contact with guaranty agencies or lenders shall be consistent with this code of conduct.