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Doctorate of Community College Leadership Students

Financial Aid Guide for Doctorate of Community College Leadership Students

Below you will find the most common financial aid options for a student going through the Doctorate of Community College Leadership program. If you have specific questions about your financial aid, please contact Rebecca Vokes at the email or telephone number provided at the bottom of this page.


Complete the FAFSA to be eligible for the Federal Unsubsidized Loan. You can receive up to $20,500 per academic year, not to exceed the graduate/professional student Direct Loan limit of $138,500. To review your current federal loan debt (if applicable) you may log into

Graduate PLUS Loan

To apply for this loan option, you must have a FAFSA on file. This application requires credit- worthiness and may be requested to cover up to the remaining balance of your Cost of Attendance.

Private Alternative Loan Options

Private Alternative Loan Options for Doctoral/Professional Students

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Students entering qualifying employment positions may be eligible for loan forgiveness programs.

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship applications open in mid-December and usually have a due date of mid-February for the upcoming academic year. Scholarship opportunities include:

Payment Plan Arrangements

Student Financial Services offers multiple payment plan options that you may choose from each semester. There is a $30 payment plan fee charged for each semester that you select a payment plan.

Contact: Megan Bahlke

Email: [email protected]

Virtual Appointment Link:

Phone: (231) 591- 2116