To be eligible for financial aid, you must
- Be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen
- Be registered with the Selective Service if required by law (no longer required for financial aid eligibility as of June 17, 2021 for the 2021-2022 school year and beyond)
- Be admitted and enrolled in a program leading to a degree*
- Be making satisfactory academic progress
- Not be in default on a federal educational loan and not owe a refund on a federal grant
- Be qualified to receive federal financial aid if you were ever convicted of possessing or selling illegal drugs while receiving financial aid (no longer required for financial aid eligibility as of June 17, 2021 for the 2021-2022 school year and beyond)
Your aid cannot be disbursed until you have satisfied all disbursement requirements on DuckWeb.
*Note: The Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management is an eligible program even though it does not lead to a degree. Additionally, students who have earned an undergraduate degree and are enrolled in preparatory coursework necessary for enrollment in a graduate program or state-required teacher certification may be eligible for 5th-year undergraduate loan limits for a single consecutive 12-month period over a lifetime. To inquire about financial aid eligibility for these programs please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.