Who Is Eligible For Grants & Financial Aid?

Every situation is different but nearly every student is eligible for some type of financial aid. The options available include Federal Pell Grants, Federal Stafford and/or parent PLUS loans, regardless of income circumstances. Eligibility requires that:

Are a U.S. citizen, a U.S. national, or an eligible non-citizen

Have a valid Social Security Number

Have a high school diploma or GED

Are registered with the U.S. Selective Service (for males age 18 - 25)

Complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Financial Aid)

Do not owe refunds on any federal student grants

Are not in default on any student loans

Have not been found guilty of the sale or possession of illegal drugs during a period when you received federal student aid

**Data collected and distributed by the National Center for Education Statistics https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2019/2019144.pdf
***Data collected and distributed by the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2019144

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Occasionally you might have to pay back part or all of a grant if, for example, you withdraw from school before finishing an enrollment period such as a semester. Source: