Federal Financial Aid Eligibility 需求

Federal Student Aid 项目 available are Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, and Federal Work-Study.

1. File a free application for Federal Student Aid.

2. 证明经济需要.

3. Have a high school diploma, a GED, or have a documented ability to benefit. 根据 to current federal regulations, students applying for federal financial assistance without a high school diploma or GED must prove ability to benefit. (参见入学 需求.)

4. Be enrolled as a regular student in an eligible program.

5. 做一个U.S. 公民或符合条件的非公民.

6. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. 如果学生已经注册了 past ten years and is enrolled in a program that is no longer than two years, the following definition of satisfactory progress applies: The student must maintain a "C" average by the end of the second academic year of study or have an academic standing consistent with the College's graduation requirements. 学生必须继续 maintain satisfactory progress for the rest of the course of study.

7. Not be in default on Federal Perkins Loan (or National Direct Student Loan), Federal Stafford Loan (or Guaranteed Student Loan), Federal PLUS Loan or Supplemental Loan 学生(FSLS).

8. Not owe a refund on a Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), or State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG).

9. Agree to use any Federal Student Aid received solely for educational purposes.

10. Sign a statement of educational purpose/certification regarding refunds and default.

11. Sign a statement of updated information, certifying that all items on the Student 援助报告是否正确.

12. Sign a statement of registration status if required to register with Selective 服务.

Federal Financial Aid Application Procedures

Expenses for tuition, books, supplies, at-home maintenance, transportation, and miscellaneous personal costs are used in preparing annual student budgets to determine the applicant's 财务需要. Each year students are required to file the U.S. 教育部 Application for Federal Student Aid in order to be considered for federal and non-federal 援助. Applicants should apply as soon as possible after January 1.

To complete an application for Financial Aid, the applicant should have the following 可供参考的记录:

1. 美国.S. Income Tax Return filed after January 1 for the student, his/her parents (if he/she applies as a dependent student) and his/her spouse's return (if he/she is married and his/her spouse filed a separate return).

2. Records of benefits received from the Social 安全 Administration, 退伍军人' Administration, and other agencies that might pay non-taxable benefits.

3. Bank statements and mortgage information.

Approximately four to six weeks after applying, the student will receive a Student 援助报告(SAR). This SAR contains the information submitted on the application and statistical information regarding eligibility for Federal Student Aid.

To apply for federal assistance through the Federal Pell Grants, FSEOG, and Federal Work-Study, all applicants must follow the procedures listed below:

1. 应用 for 招生 and have high school transcripts or GED, and ALL college transcripts 在文件. If the student is not a high school graduate or GED recipient, the Ability to Benefit Test must be completed with a satisfactory score and be 在文件.

2. Complete the pg电子官网状态 Community College Application for Financial Assistance, sign the award letter, and provide the Financial Aid Office with any documentation 要求.

3. Complete the Verification Form and attach copies of U.S. 所得税表格,文件 of Non-Taxable Income, and/or any other income statements needed to verify Student 援助的报告.

Students' Financial Aid Responsibilities

Students have the responsibility of knowing the requirements of applying for and receiving Financial Aid. The student must be familiar with the procedures relative to the guidelines affecting Financial Aid awards and the disbursements. 他们还必须知识渊博 of the WSCC's refund and repayment policies.

New Federal Regulations - Higher Education

Authorization Bill of 1998: A student who received Title IV Funds (Pell Grant, FSEOG, CWS) and withdraws from all classes prior to the 60% point of the semester will owe 把钱还给联邦政府. Failure to repay the funds immediately will result in an overpayment situation which will make the student ineligible to receive further Title IV 援助 at WSCC or any other college.

Generally students may receive grant awards while working toward their first baccalaureate 学位. Each year students are required to file applications to determine eligibility. The Department of Education uses a standard formula, passed by the U.S. 国会, to evaluate the information determining eligibility. 申请表格可于 the Financial Aid Office and on the internet at student援助.政府.