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Types of Financial Aid

View a complete description of the federally funded financial aid programs online, or pick up a Student Guide at the Oregon Tech Financial Aid Office. Listed below is some summary information about grants and loans currently being offered at Oregon Tech.


(Gift aid that requires no repayment)

Federal Pell Grant:

  • $598-$5,815 (set by Federal Government)
  • The Pell Grant has a lifetime limit of 6 full years or its equivalency
  • Eligibility is determined by need

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG):

  • $300 at Oregon Tech
  • Available only to students who are eligible for the Pell Grant

Oregon State Opportunity Grant:

  • For Oregon residents to use at an Oregon college
  • The Oregon Student Assistance Commission determines eligibility
  • Awards vary
  • Students must be undergraduates
  • Pro-rated awards are available for part-time students


Students must be enrolled in at least six credits in order to qualify for loans.  Please click on the following to get information on all of the loans offered through Oregon Tech:
Student Loan Information

Employment: (Money that can be earned through a part-time job)

Federal Work-Study Program (FWSP):

Contact the Oregon Tech Career Services Office or go online to www.oit.edu/career for job listings.

  • $1,500 initial award
  • Work at Oregon Tech approved FWSP position or at an approved Work-Study site
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time and have financial need
  • A listing of NON Work-Study part-time jobs can also be found at Oregon Tech Career Services or online. Any Oregon Tech student can apply for these jobs. No financial aid application is required.