Different types of aid (private scholarships, state grants, etc.) have different rules, called eligibility criteria, to determine who gets the aid. Here are the eligibility criteria for the federal student aid programs.
Basic Eligibility Criteria
Students With a Parent Who Was Killed in Iraq or Afghanistan
Students With Criminal Convictions
Students With Intellectual Disabilities
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There are two reasons STEM is so important.
First, every generation tries to raise the standard of living, education and success for those following in their footsteps. This reflects a sense of optimism, hope and faith, and it builds a legacy for the future.
The second reason is more practical. More than 20 percent of the jobs in our country today require knowledge or training in a STEM field, yet many remain unfilled. Recent estimates show as many as 2.5 million STEM-based job opportunities are available right now.