To be eligible to receive aid from the Federal Financial Aid Programs, you must meet ALL of the following criteria:
Have financial need, except for some loan programs.
Have a high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED), or
complete a high school education in home setting that is treated as a home
school or private school under state law.
Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a
degree or certificate in an eligible program. Financial aid is not available for
Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (have U.S. permanent resident status).
Have a valid Social Security Number.
Make satisfactory academic progress in accordance with the SAP Policy.
Sign a statement on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
certifying that you will use federal aid for educational purposes.
Sign a statement on the FAFSA, certifying that you are not in default on a
federal student loan and that you do not owe money back on a federal student aid
Be registered with Selective Service (males between the ages 18-25).
A recent law suspends aid eligibility for students convicted under federal or state
law of the sale or possession of drugs. If you have a conviction or convictions for
these offenses, please call the Federal Student Aid Program at 1-800-433-3243 to
find out how, or if the law applies to you. You can regain eligibility early by
successfully completing an approved drug rehabilitation program.