Federal Financial Aid Programs

Spring Hill participates in several of the federal government's higher education assistance programs. In order to receive funding from any of the programs listed below, you must file the FAFSA each academic year and meet the following criteria:

  • be a citizen, permanent resident, or an eligible non-citizen of the United States
  • have financial need documented by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • be accepted for enrollment or enrolled on at least a half-time basis in a degree or certificate seeking program
  • be in good academic standing and making satisfactory progress
  • meet the eligibility requirements of the particular government aid program

Federal Pell Grant Program

This is a federal entitlement program providing grants to eligible students of up to $5,645 (2013-14). The amount of each grant is determined by review of the FAFSA results.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program (FSEOG)

The FSEOG is a program which may be available to students who demonstrate exceptional financial need and are Federal Pell Grant recipients. Only a limited number of FSEOG grants can be awarded each year.

Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant

The grant provides up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. Students applying for this grant must be pursuing a degree in education.

ROTC Programs

Spring Hill College has ROTC program agreements with the Army and Air Force both located at the University of South Alabama.

For more information, please contact Major Steven Trisler for Army at strisler@usouthal.edu or Captain Rick Parent for Air Force at usauao@gmail.com.

NASFAA Code of Conduct

Spring Hill College is committed and adheres to the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators’  (NASFAA) Statement of Ethical Principals and Code of Conduct for Institutional Financial Professionals. The Code of Conduct can be reviewed at www.nasfaa.org/subhomes/MediaCenter/NASFAACodeofConduct.pdf.