General Student Eligibility Requirements for All Financial Aid Programs

The applicant must:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  2. Have a high school diploma, a GED®, or demonstrate the ability to benefit from instruction by passing an approved test.
  3. Have a valid Social Security number.
  4. Be enrolled as a regular student in an eligible program of study leading to a degree or diploma. New students must apply for admission in order to select a major/program. Undeclared or nondegree seeking students (students with program designation UND or NASNAD) are not eligible for financial aid.
  5. Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the College's Academic Standing Policy for financial aid recipients.
  6. Not be in default on a previous student loan nor owe a refund on any federal grant received at Delaware Tech or any other institution the applicant may have attended.
  7. Demonstrate financial need based on federal or institutional policies.
  8. Comply with all procedures for verification.
  9. Meet any other legal requirements passed into law and regulation at any time by the federal government, or any policy change made by the College or any other applicable entity, and any procedure required by the Financial Aid Office in order to ensure that a proper financial aid decision can be made.