ERIC Number: ED446541
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Student Financial Aid Handbook, 2000-2001. Volume 1: Student Eligibility.
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance.
This handbook helps financial aid administrators determine students' eligibility for aid from the U.S. Department of Education's Student Financial Assistance (SFA) programs. An introduction describes information sources, conflicting information, fraud case referral, status change, electronic requirements, the application system, and recent changes. Chapter 1, "School-Based Requirements," includes: regular student in an eligible program, elementary or secondary enrollment, and satisfactory academic progress. Chapter 2, "Citizenship," includes: eligible categories, U.S. citizen or national, and U.S. permanent residents and other eligible noncitizens. Chapter 3, "Financial Aid History," includes: federal debts affecting eligibility, NSLDS match, and financial history. Chapter 4,"Social Security Number," includes: general information about requirement, SSN match, and applicants using same SSN. Chapter 5, "Selective Service," includes: general information, exemptions, and failure to register. Chapter 6, "About the Application," includes: dependency status, household information, and signature requirements. Chapter 7, "Expected Family Contribution," includes: formulas for dependent students and for independent students with and without dependents. Chapter 8, "Verification," includes: applications to be verified, required verification items, and completing the process. Chapter 9, "Corrections, Updates, and Adjustments," includes: types of changes and how to submit changes. Chapter 10, "Financial Need and Packaging," includes: financial need, packaging, and overawards. (SM)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Financial Aid Applicants, Grants, Higher Education, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Needs Assessment, Parent Financial Contribution, Paying for College, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Student Financial Assistance.