Types of Aid

Pell Grant

Students need to apply for this grant. Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 2022-2023 is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Our school code is 015637. McCann will need copies of the 2020 Federal Tax Return, including all schedules and W-2 forms for the student and parent (if applicable). Verification on any other types of income including statement of TANF benefits for calendar year 2020-2021, statement of social security benefits, etc. 

State Grant

By applying for a Pell Grant information is automatically sent to the state of residence. State grants have deadlines.  Massachusetts deadline is May 1st. 

Other Grants

Any scholarships awarded to students are accepted by McCann. 


McCann postsecondary programs are recognized by Massachusetts as training programs. Individuals who qualify can extend their unemployment benefits while taking a program. 

MassHire Berkshire Career Center, a Massachusetts one-stop career center, also sponsors individuals who qualify by providing some financial assistance.