Be Eligible for Financial Aid You Must...
a US Citizen or eligible non-citizen,
working on toward a degree or certificate,
financial need (except for Stafford unsubsidized loans)
owe a refund on Federal grant or be in default on Federal educational
males (18-26) should be registered with the Selective
Service or have a letter
of approval from the selective service that would state that they
don't need to register
fill out the Free Application for the Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Social Security number and driver's license or ID.
you are not US Citizen, you also need your Alien registration number.
(& your spouse's, if you are married) 1040 Tax form or other records
of income for the previous year. (If you filed 1040 and can not find
the copy, call 1-800-829-1040 to get the summary of 1040).
you are dependent* you also need your parents' 1040 or other records
of Business, Stock, Bonds, & other investments (if any).