Financial Aid Eligibility

Am I eligible to receive financial aid?

There are many different requirements to receive and maintain financial aid eligibility. For information about your general eligibility, receiving your awards, the process of calculating eligibility, maintaining your eligibility throughout your program, and the effect withdrawing or taking a leave of absence may have on your financial aid, please refer to the sections below.

General Eligibility

Several factors must be met to be eligible to receive federal financial aid. For example, students must be a citizen or eligible non-citizen, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).

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citizenship requirements

In order to be eligible to receive federal financial aid, you must be a US citizen, permanent resident or an eligible non-citizen. Determine your citizenship status and eligibility, read more information, and view example documentation!

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Are you wondering how financial aid eligibility is determined? Learn more about how the Cost of Attendance (COA) and your FAFSA Student Aid Index (SAI) play an important role in the types of aid you are offered.

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Are you wondering when you will receive your Financial Aid Offer? Click here to learn about the financial aid timeline, your requirements, how aid applies to your bill, and when it will be paid to Millersville.


special circumstances

Have you or your family experienced a change in income or have a special circumstance such as the loss of a job, divorce, death of spouse or parent, etc.? You may be eligible to have your Student Aid Index (SAI) re-evaluated.

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You must meet eligibility requirements such as Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), Course Program of Study (CPOS), enrollment requirements, etc. to continue receiving aid each year. Ensure you are maintaining your eligibility.

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