There are a few basic requirements students must meet in order to be eligible for the federal student aid programs.
- Have proof of a high school diploma or a GED certificate
- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student in an eligible program working toward a degree or certificate
- Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen
- Make "Satisfactory Academic Progress" as defined by the Financial Aid Office.
- Be enrolled at least half-time each term to receive student loan funds and the JFK University Scholarship. Half-time requirements per term are as follows: 6.0 units undergraduate; 4.5 units graduate; and 3.0 units Law
- Not be in default on any previous student loans and you must not owe money back on a federal student grant
- Have financial need
- Register with Selective Service, if required
- Have a valid social security number
NOTE: A student's eligibility for any of the federal programs may be suspended or terminated by a court as part of a conviction for possessing or distributing drugs.