Who is eligible for Financial Aid?

In order to be eligible for financial aid, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED certificate; or have completed a high school education in a homeschool setting approved by state law
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at McDaniel College in an eligible degree program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible nonresident
  • Have a valid Social Security Number
  • Must be registered with the Selective Service, if you are a male between ages 18 and 25
  • May not be in default on a federal student loan
  • Must not owe an overpayment of a federal loan or grant
  • May not be in excess of aggregate loan limits
  • Must use federal student aid only for education purposes
  • Must be registered at least half-time for federal loans
  • Must meet the state’s requirements for state financial aid programs
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as defined by McDaniel College.