Federal Financial Aid

Financial Aid Eligibility

In general, to be eligible for federal financial aid you must:

  •        Demonstrate financial need (for most programs)
  •        Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  •        Have a valid Social Security Number, if required
  •        Be registered for the Selective Service if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25
  •        Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student in an eligible degree or certificate program
  •        Have a high school diploma or its equivalent
  •        Maintain satisfactory academic progress
  •        Not be in default on a federal student loan or owe money on a federal student grant

Types of Federal Aid

Allen Community College participates in the following federal aid programs: Pell Grant program, FSEOG program, Federal Work-Study Program, and the Direct Loan program.  A student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to apply for this aid.