Eligibility Requirements for Financial Aid

In general, a student is eligible for financial aid if he or she meets the following requirements:

  • Is a United States citizen or an eligible non-citizen,
  • Has a demonstrated financial need,
  • Is making satisfactory academic progress (as defined by the college) in the course of study,
  • Is not in default on a Federal Student Loan,
  • Is enrolled at the college for the purpose of obtaining a degree or certificate,
  • Has a high school diploma or G.E.D.; and
  • Does not owe a refund on a Federal Pell Grant or other Federal financial aid awards.

NOTE CTC students must select an eligible program of study prior to the first disbursement of financial aid.