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Eligibility for Federal Aid Funds

To be eligible for assistance from any of the following federal aid programs:

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
  • Federal Direct Loan
  • Federal Work-Study

You must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • File a FAFSA
  • Make satisfactory academic progress
  • Not be in default on a Federal Perkins, Stafford, or Direct Loan
  • Not owe a refund on a Pell Grant or Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

Students convicted of possession or sale of drugs while receiving Title IV funding are no longer eligible for financial aid. Title IV funding includes federal funds such as the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Subsidized and Unsubsidized Direct Loans.

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