Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office will help you pursue all available forms of financial assistance to bridge the gap between the cost of college and your available resources such as:

Financial Aid Special Circumstances  

If you or a family member have experienced a significant change in income due to job loss, death of a parent or spouse, or significant medical expenses you may be eligible for a special circumstances appeal regarding your financial aid. If you would like more information, please contact our office at 724-284-8509 regarding the special circumstances process.

Foster students are eligible for additional aid and grants including the Chafee Grant.  To discuss Financial Aid questions, please contact Brandy Huff at 724-287-8711 ext. 8035 or 

Financial Aid Resources

Summer Financial Aid

BC3 offers and participates in financial aid programs during the summer term. Summer offers begin mid April and are disbursed after the start of summer terms as students qualify. The following participating programs are: Federal Pell Grants, Federal Work Study, Federal and Private Loans, Outside Scholarships and Veteran benefits.   The Book Allowance program is not offered in the summer sessions.

Complete the Correct FAFSA

Apply for financial aid in 3 simple steps:

1. Create an FSA ID

An FSA ID acts as your electronic signature on federal financial aid applications.

2. Submit a FAFSA

Submit a FAFSA

  • A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step in applying for federal financial aid programs such as Pell Grants, SEOG Grants, Student Loans, and Work-Study jobs. Other types of financial aid use the information from the FAFSA to determine eligibility for their programs.

3. Complete a Pennsylvania State Grant Status Notice

Pennsylvania residents can apply for state funded financial aid programs through PHEAA.

Financial Aid Delivers

The BC3 Financial Aid office is committed to fostering an environment of student success by delivering:

Located in the Student Success Center on Main Campus, we encourage you to contact us right away with your financial aid questions and concerns.

Schedule an appointment with BC3 financial aid advisors.