To apply for federal aid, students must
be U.S. citizens, or national or permanent residents of the United
States, the Northern Mariana Islands or the Trust Territory of the
Pacific Islands. Students must be in the United States for other than a
temporary purpose and be able to provide documentation of intent to
become permanent residents. If students are in the United States on an
F1 or F2 student status only, they are not eligible for federal student
All federal aid programs set
limits on the total amount of aid students may receive and the number of
years they can receive it. It is important to know these limitations to
plan the financing of the educational costs not covered by financial
College students may apply for Federal Workstudy funds if they are
enrolled at least half-time and are in acceptable academic standing. The
maximum yearly Federal Workstudy award is set by the Financial Planning
Federal Pell Grant (Davenport Campus undergraduate students only)
Campus undergraduate students may be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant.
Students holding a bachelor’s degree are not eligible. Students must
complete the FAFSA to apply for the grant.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
College receives a limited amount of FSEOG funding, which is awarded to
undergraduate students demonstrating great financial need. The minimum
grant award is $100, and the maximum award is $1,800 per fiscal year
(July to June).