Requirements to receive Federal Financial Aid
In order to receive federally funded financial aid at Florida A&M University College of Law a student must:
- have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, pass a test approved by the U.S. Department of Education, meet other standards your state establishes that the Department approves, or complete a high school education in a home school setting that is treated as such under state law;
- be working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program;
- be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen;
- have a valid Social Security Number (unless you’re from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau);
- register with the Selective Service if required. You can use the paper or electronic FAFSA to register, you can register at www.sss.gov, or you can call 1-847-688-6888. (TTY users can call 1-847-688-2567);
- maintain satisfactory academic progress once in school;
- enroll in the equivalent of half-time status;
- certify that you are not in default on a federal student loan and do not owe money on a federal student grant; and
- certify that you will use federal student aid only for educational purposes.
Additionally, students cannot receive Federal Stafford Loan funds in excess of the federally mandated Stafford Loan Aggregate limit.