To receive aid from any of the Federal student aid programs, you must meet the following qualifications:
Be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen with a valid Social Security Number.
Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate or pass an approved ability-to-benefit (ATB) test.
Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an eligible program as a regular student seeking a degree.
Register (or have registered) with the Selective Service, if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25. You can give Selective Service permission to register you on the FAFSA. You can also register online at: www.sss.gov
Have financial need in order to qualify for need-based aid. Financial need is determined by a standard formula established by Congress to calculate your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
Meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress standards set by the Federal Guidelines.
Certify on your FAFSA that you will use Federal student aid only for educational purposes.
Certify on your FAFSA that you are not in default on a Federal student loan and that you do not owe money on a federal student grant.
Maintain at least half-time enrollment status to receive student loans,Oregon Opportunity Grant. Most grants are prorated based on the number of credit hours enrolled.
Federal financial aid will only apply to classes which are required for the student’s program of study.