This information is provided as a guide and is subject to change without notice to comply with federal, state, and institutional policies. For the most current information, please visit www.gpc.edu/finaid.
Eligibility depends on many factors. To receive aid from the student aid programs offered at Georgia Perimeter College, students must satisfy the following:
- Have a financial need, except for some loan programs which do not require proof of need
- Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate
- Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
- Have a valid Social Security number
- Not owe a Federal Pell, Academic Competiveness Grant, National Smart, Teach Grant, or FSEOG over - award
- Not be in default on a Federal Stafford Loan or Federal Direct Loan
- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program of study. Students may not receive aid for correspondence or telecommunications courses unless they are part of an associate degree program. In addition, students may not receive aid for auditing classes.
- Make satisfactory academic progress
- Register with Selective Service, if required. If the student is a male age 18-25 and has not yet registered with Selective Service, he can give Selective Service permission to register him by checking a box on the FAFSA. He can also register online at the Selective Service website: www.sss.gov.