美国.S. 教育部 regulations require that 的 student be enrolled in an eligible degree-seeking or certificate-seeking program to receive federal financial aid (grants, 贷款,
的 Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), work-study compensation, etc.) known as 的 课程学习计划(CPoS). To qualify for federal 和 state financial aid, 的 student must be enrolled in courses that are applicable toward 的 student’s degree or certificate.
If a student is enrolled in courses that are not required to complete his or her eligible degree or certificate, 的 student’s financial aid award could be prorated or cancelled as required by 的 U.S. 教育部.
Course program of study (CPoS) refers to all courses needed to earn your degree: Major concentration, 合资格的辅修通识教育, 和 elective courses within your declared major. If you haven't chosen a major yet 和 you are designated as Academic Focus Area-Gen Ed Core this is your program of study.
Only courses in your program of study count towards your enrollment status for federal financial aid (Pell, SEOG, 斯塔福德贷款, 和 Federal Work Study) 和 state aid programs (Tennessee HOPE, 田纳西州联欢, 田纳西州的追求, Ned McWherter, 和田纳西助学金计划).
Once you enroll in enough credits in your program of study to have full-time student status, 你将有资格获得最高的联邦援助, 和 you can take additional courses whe的r or not 的y're in your program of study.
If enrolled in 12 CPoS credits in a term, you are eligible for a maximum Pell grant. You must be enrolled in at least 6 CPoS credits to qualify for federal 贷款.
- If you are eligible for a Federal Pell Grant 和 enroll in 12 hours 和 只有 9 of 的 12 hours are required for your officially declared program of study, 的 Federal Pell Grant will be reduced to a three-quarter time award based on 9 credit hours. However, you may be eligible to receive full-time institutional scholarships.
- Federal Direct 贷款 for undergraduate students require 6 hours of enrollment. If you are enrolled in 6 hours 和 只有 3 of 的 6 hours are required for your officially declared program of study, you are not eligible to receive a Federal Direct Loan.
- If you are eligible for TN state grants or scholarships 和 enroll in 12 hours 和 只有 9 of 的 12 hours are required for your officially declared program of study, 的 TN grants/scholarships will be reduced to a three-quarter time award based on 9 credit hours.
手机一族 只有 适用于联邦 和 田纳西州财政援助(e.g., Pell Grant, SEOG , 斯塔福德贷款, PLUS 贷款, HOPE 奖学金, TSAC 奖助金/奖学金, etc.). 它 不 impact eligibility for institutional financial aid (e.g., Founders, Presidential, 和 Diehl 奖学金/奖助金, Rhodes Grant, etc.).
Current students should contact 的ir faculty advisor with any questions or for additional information.