Financial Aid Programs Available

General Eligibility Requirements

All types of financial aid have some kind of eligibility requirements. Financial aid from the State usually requires the student to be a resident of the state for tuition purposes. Some scholarships have specific criteria designated by the donor.

In general, to be considered for student financial aid a student must:

  • be a citizen or an eligible non-citizen of the United States (as determined by the USDOE)

  • Have a valid Social Security Number (name, social security number and date of birth MUST match Social Security Administration’s records)

  • Have a high school diploma or GED

  • register with Selective Service, if required

  • be accepted to the college as a degree or certificate seeking student in an aid eligible program at CF

  • be making satisfactory progress toward the completion of a program of study according to the "Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid Recipients at College of Central Florida"

  • not owe a refund on any grant or loan, not be in default on any loan, have made satisfactory arrangements to repay any defaulted loan, and have not borrowed in excess of the loan limits under Title IV Programs at any institution

  • re-apply each academic year (after January 1)

Please note a drug conviction may effect aid eligibility.

Financial Aid Programs Available

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