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How Do I Know If I'm Eligible for Financial Aid?

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You must meet the following minimum criteria to be eligible for most federal, state and institutional funding:
  • You must meet eligibility requirements set by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • You must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the current academic year.
  • You must be registered with the Selective Service Administration, if required by law.
  • You must not be in default (i.e., failure to make a loan payment for 270 days) on any of your prior student loans.
  • You must not owe a repayment on any Title IV financial aid.
  • You must be making Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • You must submit all requested documents and those documents must not be found to limit your eligibility.
  • You must be enrolled in ASU classes. Different types of aid have different enrollment criteria for disbursement. See how your enrollment affects your aid disbursement at the Dropping Classes as a Financial Aid Recipient webpage.
  • You must be admitted as a degree-seeking student to a qualified undergraduate, postbaccalaureate, graduate or eligible certificate program.
Some types of aid are restricted to certain degree levels and programs. If you need further clarification, please contact Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.

Related Article: What Certificate Programs Are Eligible for Financial Aid?

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