Eligibility

To receive financial aid from federal programs you must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Have a high school diploma or GED.
  2. Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen, a national or permanent resident of the U.S. or in the U.S. for other than a temporary purpose.
  3. Be registered with Selective Service, if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25.
  4. Have a valid Social Security Number.
  5. Not be in default on a federal student loan.
  6. Not owe an overpayment of a federal loan or grant.
  7. Not have borrowed in excess of aggregate student loan limits.
  8. Be admitted to Notre Dame of Maryland University in a qualified degree program (includes teacher certification and CASE).
  9. Be registered at least half-time for federal loans and FSEOG.
  10. Meet requirements for institutional scholarships.
  11. Meet the state's requirements for individual state financial aid programs.
  12. Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by Notre Dame of Maryland University.