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What is needed to qualify for financial aid? 

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There are many different factors that are considered when evaluating a student’s eligibility for Financial Aid. As a general rule, the following are minimum requirements for aid:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be enrolled at an eligible institution and in a program that leads to a degree
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • Have a valid Social Security number
  • Have financial need