Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Hawkeye Community College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


Among them are scholarship programs such as All Iowa Opportunity Foster Care Grant, August & Edna Zahatko Scholarship, Bill & Hilda Macomber Alta Kahl Scholarship, and Governor Terry E. Brandstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship. It is interesting to note that, every year, around 81% of students at HCC receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $9,117,356. Notably, a total of 47% of the applicants to Hawkeye Community College receive the Federal Grant every year. On the other hand, 58% of the candidates get the Student Grant, 23% receive the Institution Grant, and 42% get the Pell Grant. Furthermore, the average aid for the Federal Grant receivers is $3,936, and the same stands at $2,498 for State Grant awardees and $1,439 for Institution Grant recipients. On the other hand, the average aid received by the Pell Grant awardees is $3,918. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. Alternatively, the candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans, apart from financial grants and scholarship schemes to pay for their studies. But, they should understand that student loans are borrowed at a certain rate of interest, unlike grants and scholarships. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. At HCC, an estimated number of 50% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for Hawkeye Community College

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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