Who is eligible for financial assistance?
All of the following criteria must be met to receive need-based financial aid funds. An undergraduate student must:
|be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen|
|have a high school diploma, GED certificate or have passed an 'ability to benefit' test|
|be accepted and enroll in an eligible degree program|
|register with the Selective Service system if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 24|
|make satisfactory progress toward a degree or completion of a recognized certificate program|
|not owe repayment of a Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) or a state grant at any institution|
|not be in default or delinquent on any Perkins Loan, Stafford/SLS or PLUS Loan at any institution|
|not have borrowed in excess of the limits for the Perkins or Stafford/SLS programs|
|not have been convicted as an adult of possessing or selling illegal drugs|
If you have earned a bachelor’s degree and are pursuing a second, you are only eligible to receive funds from the following Federal programs: Stafford Loans, Perkins Loan, Work-Study, and/or a PLUS Loan, provided you have not reached the aggregate maximum limit as an undergraduate student in any of the loan programs.