Costs and Financial Aid

2010-2011 Eligibility Requirements

To Be Eligible, You Must...

  • Be an U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen,
  • Be registered with the Selective Service (if required),
  • Be working toward a degree, diploma or certificate,
  • Be making satisfactory academic progress (SAP),
  • Not owe a refund on a Federal grant or be in default on a Federal educational loan, and
  • Have financial need (except for the KHEAA KEES scholarship)

In Addition:

  • Less-than-half-time students may be eligible for Federal Pell Grants and some other Federal student aid programs.
  • Students who have received a bachelor’s degree are not eligible for Federal Pell Grant or FSEOG but may be eligible for loans.
  • Students attending two colleges in the same enrollment period must inform both Financial Aid Offices. Students cannot receive Pell Grants at both colleges.
  • Conviction of drug distribution or possession may make a student ineligible for Federal student financial aid.


  • You must complete your 2009 Federal Income Taxes before attempting to fill out the 2010-2011 FAFSA.
  • The 2010-2011 Free Application for Federal Student Financial Aid is for the 2010-2011 Academic Year.
  • The 2010-2011 FAFSA must be received by the Central Processing Center (CPS) before June 30, 2011. (See Note Below)

NOTE: A valid Student Aid Report (SAR) or a valid Individual Student Information Report (ISIR) and all other Required Backup Documentation must be on record with the college financial aid office on or before the last date you attended an eligible class or the last day of the semester (which ever occurs first).

Not familiar with some of the terms on this page? Please visit the Financial Aid Terms page.