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Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial Aid Eligibility

 

Eligibility for Federal Student Aid

To be eligible for federal financial aid, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen
  • Have a demonstrated financial need (see Steps to Apply for Aid)?
  • Have a high school diploma or GED, or meet special ability-to-benefit requirements
  • Be registered with the Selective Service (if required)
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program
  • Be in compliance with the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy 
  • Not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal educational loan

 

Eligibility for State Student Aid

To be eligible for Texas state financial aid, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, or be certified as HB 1403 eligible
  • Have a demonstrated financial need (see Steps to Apply for Aid)
  • Have a high school diploma or GED, or meet special ability-to-benefit requirements
  • Be registered with the Selective Service (if required)
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program
  • Be in compliance with the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy

 

You can read further about Eligiblity Requirements directly from the Department of Education. 

Posted Date:
9/8/2021 10:03:10 AM

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