To be eligible for federal student aid programs, students must meet the following basic requirements:

  1. Have proof of a high school diploma or a GED certificate
  2. Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student in an eligible program working toward a degree or certificate
  3. Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen
  4. Make “Satisfactory Academic Progress” as defined by the Financial Aid Office
  5. 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
  6. Do not be in default on any previous student loans and do not owe money back on a federal student grant
  7. Have financial need
  8. Register with Selective Service, if required
  9. 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.

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