Federal Financial Aid Qualifications
To receive financial aid from the federal financial aid programs you must:
Have financial need, except for some loan programs.
*Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate, pass a test approved by the U.S. Department of Education, or meet other standards your state establishes that are approved by the U.S. Department of Education
*Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
*Have a valid Social Security number
*Register with Selective Service, if required
*Sign a statement of educational purpose and a certification statement on overpayment and default (both found on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
*Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program. NOTE: Audit Courses are counted towards regular enrollment and Financial Aid will not pay for these courses.
Federal Aid applicants have student rights and responsibilities.
To apply for Federal Financial Aid begin at www.fafsa.ed.gov.