Eligibility Guidelines

  • To be eligible for federal assistance, a student must:

    1. Be enrolled at least half-time in a degree or certificate program that leads to gainful employment and be in good standing, making satisfactory progress;
    2. Not be in default on any loan from a student loan fund or on a loan guaranteed or insured under the Federal Student Loan Program;
    3. Not owe a refund on a federal grant previously received or in default of other federal debt;
    4. Meet other eligibility requirements, such as those related to selective service registration, citizenship, drug convictions* and aggregate aid limits;  

    Special Note: Conviction for any offense, during a period of enrollment for which the student is receiving Title IV, HEA program funds, under any federal or state law involving the possession or sale of illegal drugs will result in the loss of federal aid eligibility.

    For more information regarding eligibility, go to http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/aideligibility.jsp