All students applying for and receiving financial aid at Clarkson College must meet the following guidelines:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Not be in default on a federal student loan or owe a refund to any federal financial aid program at any institution.
  • Not have received a conviction for any offense, during a period of enrollment for which you were receiving federal financial aid, under any federal or state law involving the possession or sale of illegal drugs.
  • Register with the U.S. Selective Service if required to do so.
  • Be accepted for admission and admitted into an eligible degree-seeking program at Clarkson College.
  • Be enrolled at least part-time (undergraduate students: six credit hours; graduate students: three credit hours) for each semester you wish to be considered for financial aid.
  • Be enrolled in courses that fulfill your degree's requirements.
  • Submit additional documents or information as requested by the Student Financial Services department.
  • Maintain all Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements each academic term.
  • Certify that federal student aid awards will be used only for educational purposes.