Federal Title IV Financial Aid is available for students who demonstrate financial need. Financial Aid is meant to assist students in completing an eligible training program successfully and acquire a college credential. Therefore, it is the policy of Davis Technical College to award financial aid only to students enrolled for the purpose of obtaining a credential (Certificate of Program Completion 600 hours or more in length) who maintain satisfactory attendance and progress.

General Information

To apply for any type of federal student aid you must:

To be eligible to receive any type of Federal Financial Aid to Davis Tech, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (as defined by federal regulations).
  • Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate.
  • Maintain satisfactory progress and attendance in the program of study according to the standards of the institution.
  • Not be in default on any federal loan or owe repayment on any grant at any school previously attended.
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program.
  • Be in good standing with the college.
Contact Information


  • 801-593-2195
  • financialaid@davistech.edu
  • Debbie Garcia
    Customer Service Representative
  • Tara DeVries
    Financial Aid Advisor
  • Rachel Densley
    Financial Aid Advisor
  • Melanie Evans
    Financial Aid Advisor
  • Tim Despain
    Director of Financial Aid


Regular Hours
  • Monday
  • 7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday
  • 7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday
  • 7:30am - 1:00pm*
  • 2:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Thursday
  • 7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Friday
  • 7:30am - 3:30pm
  • *Financial Aid is closed Wednesdays, between 1-2pm for a department meeting
  • Closed on Public Holidays

Types of Aid

Federal Grants / Workstudy
  • Pell Grants Pell Grants are the primary gift-aid program (gift-aid is aid that is provided with no expectation of repayment) offered by the federal government. Eligibility is based on an index provided by the federal government.
  • FSEOG / HESSP Grants are gift-aid programs offered through state and federal sources. Eligibility is determined by the availability of funds and the government's index. Priority is given to Pell Grant recipients.
  • Federal Work Study Federal Work Study is a program that allows students to work and earn money to help pay expenses related to their education. Students interested in receiving assistance through Federal Grant or Work Study should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (studentaid.gov).



Davis Technical College offers a variety of scholarships to help you cover the cost of your education.



The Financial Aid office is available to help during any part of this process. Call us at (801) 593-2195, email us, or just walk on in.

1Gather Information
  • Tax returns and W-2’s for the designated year
  • All forms of untaxed income:
    • disability
    • child support
    • workers' compensation
    • untaxed pension
    • etc...
2FSA ID Application
  • Visit the FSA ID website
  • Create your FSA ID username and password
  • NOTE:Dependent students also need their parent to create a FSA ID
3Complete your FAFSA
  • Visit the StudentAid.gov website
  • STUDENTS: enter your FSA ID
    PARENTS: enter your student's information when you login
  • Davis Tech School Code: 015195
  • We recommend using the IRS Data Retreival Tool to transfer your tax information from the IRS
  • You will get a confirmation email from the Department of Education in approximately 3 days
4Verify Eligibility
  • Within approximately one week of receiving your application, you will receive a welcome email with further instructions.
  • A Davis Tech Student ID is required, so we recommend getting this done as soon as possible.