Eligibility Criteria

 

To be eligible to receive financial aid assistance, the applicant must:

  • Be admitted and currently enrolled at least half time as an ECSU undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Be enrolled or accepted in an eligible degree seeking program at Elizabeth City State University.
  • Be a US citizen, permanent resident or eligible non-citizen.
  • Demonstrate financial need (for most programs).
  • Be registered with Selective Service if you are a male (you must register between the ages of 18 and 25).
  • Currently maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) toward the completion of his or her academic program.
  • Not be in default on any prior student loans; do not owe a repayment on any Title IV financial aid.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The priority filing date is March 1st.
  • Not have been convicted of possessing or selling of illegal drugs.

Additional information on eligibility can be found at: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/eligibility/basic-criteria.