Financial Aid

Important Notice!


August 24, 2022 Student Debt Relief

Federal Student Aid and the Biden-Harris Administration have announced loan forgiveness plans of up to $20,000 for prior Pell-Grant recipients and up to $10,000 for all other loan borrowers. To be eligible, borrower's annual income must be below $125,000 for individuals and $250,000 for married couples/head of households. Borrowers can view their loan balances and check their Pell Grant status by logging into their Federal Student Aid account online at Please visit for the most up-to-date information. If you would like to be notified by the U.S. department of Education when the application, please sign up at the Department of Education subscription page.

Dawson Community College Financial Aid Office is committed to helping you achieve your educational goals. We offer outstanding resources and cutting edge programs. Yet, we are one of the most affordable community colleges in our region. A big reason for that? Dawson Community College offers thousands of dollars in scholarships and financial aid to more than 70% of our students.

We are here to help you and your family understand your options and the financial aid process. We work hard to create a financial aid package for you that combines scholarships, grants, and self-help aid, including loans and work-study. We can help you with:

– Completing your FAFSA at  available 10/01/2021 for the 2022-23 academic year.

– Accessing military financial aid benefits

– Exploring scholarship options

– Finding campus work study

– Calculating the cost of your tuition

We also provide specialized services for our transfer students, and evaluate resources of our international students. (Please note that students from outside of the United States are not eligible for any form of federal financial aid).

Please ensure to list Dawson Community College Federal Title IV school code:002529 on the FAFSA form, in order for us to receive your application. Additionally, Dawson Community College FAFSA priority deadline is December 1st.

Contact our office today:

Jennifer Almli
Director of Financial Aid
Office Hours: M-F from 8am - 5pm (lunch 12pm - 1pm) MST
Telephone: 406.377.9410, FAX: 406.377.8132

Financial aid programs and application filing dates at Dawson Community College are subject to change at any time without prior notification.