To be eligible for State or Federal assistance under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, a student must satisfy all the following criteria:
- Be enrolled as a regular student
- Have a High School Diploma or GED.
- Have a Bachelor's Degree
- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree at Saybrook University
- Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
- Have a valid Social Security Number
- Have demonstrated financial need as determined through completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to being awarded need-based financial aid.
- No need must be shown to receive non-need based financial aid (Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and Federal Grad Plus Loans). However, all applicants must file a FAFSA.
- Be making satisfactory academic progress toward completion of the degree program as defined by Saybrook standards and practices**
- Not be in default on a federal student loan
- Not have borrowed in excess of the aggregate loan limits allowed for the federal loan programs unless the excess amount has been repaid or a satisfactory payment arrangement has been made
- Not owe a refund on a Pell or SEOG grant at any institution attended
- Be registered for the Selective Service, if a male born after January 1, 1960
- Cannot have been convicted for the possession or sale of illegal drugs for an offense that occurred while you were receiving Federal Student Aid
Certify that you will use Federal Student Loans/Federal Direct Stafford Loans only for educational purpose.