Can I Get Financial Aid?
US Citizens and non-citizens aid eligibility information!
My Parent's Make Toooo Much!
Regardless of income, you are likely eligible to receive Federal Stafford Loans.
- Freshman (1-29 credit hours): 5,500 per academic year
- Sophmore (30-59 credit hours): 6,500 per academic year
- Junior (60-89 credit hours) & Senior (90+): 7,500 per academic year
See "How Much Can I Borrow?" at Federal Student Aid.
Federal Student Aid -- Myths About Financial Aid
According to FSA, you cannot receive federal student aid if...
- you have only a “Notice of Approval to Apply for Permanent Residence” (I-171 or I-464),
- you are in the U.S. on an F-1 or F-2 student visa, or on a J-1 or J-2 Exchange Visitor Visa, or
- you hold a G series visa (pertaining to international organizations).
Is there any financial aid for non-citizens?
- Check with your country’s embassy or a consulate here in the U.S. or with the appropriate government office back in your country to see what they offer.
- Try the U.S. Department of Labor’s free online scholarship search.
- Ask the college or career school you plan to attend whether they offer any aid for students like you.
- Check out the Education USA website.