2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Eligibility Requirements for Financial Aid

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Eligibility for Federal Student Financial Aid
To be eligible for federal financial aid, you must:
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen;
  • Have a valid Social Security number unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau
  • Have demonstrated financial need (See Steps to Apply for Financial Aid)
  • Have a high school diploma or GED, or by completing a high school education in a homeschool setting approved under state law
  • Be registered with Selective Service (if required)
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program as a regular student

    Note: Students who are applying for financial aid must select an eligible program of study before the first disbursement (distribution) of financial aid. To select an eligible degree or certificate program, please log in to eConnect and visit My Program of Study.

  • Be in compliance with Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy for federal aid
  • Not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal educational loan
Eligibility for State Student Financial Aid
To be eligible for Texas State financial aid, you must:
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen or be certified as HB 1403 eligible
  • Have demonstrated financial need (See Applying for Financial Aid)
  • Have a high school diploma or GED, or by completing a high school education in a homeschool setting approved under state law
  • Be registered with Selective Service (if required)
  • Be enrolled in an eligible program

    Note: Students who are applying for financial aid must select an eligible program of study before the first disbursement (distribution) of financial aid. To select an eligible degree or certificate program, please log in to eConnect and visit My Program of Study.

  • Comply with the Texas Satisfactory Academic Progress policy