Students must meet a number of eligibility criteria to demonstrate the right to public funding of their higher education. Some of these conditions of eligibility are confirmed through the application process by data base matches between the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies; other criteria must be documented and monitored by the school.
Related topics in this Index: Administrative Capability; Need Analysis
See also Program-specific additional criteria
See also top list entry for Program Eligibility
See program-specific additional criteria (Direct Loan, Pell Grant, and Perkins Loan).