Most federal student aid programs require students to meet certain eligibility standards listed below.
Basic Aid Eligibility Rules
- Have a high school diploma or GED.
- Be admitted and enrolled in a program that leads to an associate, baccalaureate, master's, or doctorate degree.
Note: If the student is required to take preparatory coursework for admission into a graduate or undergraduate program at ISU, the student may be eligible for a Federal Stafford Loan. If the student is seeking a first-time teaching certificate, the student may be eligible for a Federal Stafford Loan.
- Have a valid Social Security Number.
- Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
- Be registered with the Selective Service.
- Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
Ineligible Categories Include:
- Notice of Approval to Apply for Permanent Residence (I-171 or I - 464A).
- F1 or F2 Student Visas.
- J1 or J2 Exchange Visitor Visas.
- G Series Visas.
- International students.
The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the Catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time. The right to correct errors is also reserved.