To receive financial aid from federal programs you must meet all of the following requirements.

  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen, a national or permanent resident of the U.S. or in the U.S. for other than a temporary purpose.
  • Must be registered with Selective Service, if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25.
  • Must have a valid Social Security Number.
  • May not be in default on a federal student loan.
  • Must not owe an overpayment of a federal loan or grant.
  • May not have borrowed in excess of aggregate student loan limits.
  • Must be admitted to Notre Dame of Maryland University in a qualified degree program (includes teacher certification and CASE)
  • Must be registered at least half-time for federal loans and FSEOG
  • Must meet requirements for institutional scholarships
  • Must meet the state's requirements for individual state financial aid programs
  • Must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by Notre Dame of Maryland University.