Federal Aid Requirements

To receive federal financial aid you must meet the following conditions and provide documentation if requested to do so:

  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

  • Be enrolled or accepted for admission as a regular student at UW.

  • Not be concurrently enrolled in an elementary or secondary school.

  • Be enrolled in a degree program.

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.

  • Have a demonstrated financial need if required.

  • Maintain reasonable academic progress.

  • Not be in default on a federal student loan or owe a repayment of a federal grant or loan at any institution.

  • Not have borrowed in excess of the annual or aggregate loan limits of a federal loan program.

  • Agree to use funds received only for educational costs.

  • Not be receiving federal aid at another college for the same term.

Note: These requirements apply to all federal financial aid. For more information see Federal Student Aid Eligibility Requirements. Also, federal financial aid is NOT available for correspondence study, continuous registration hours, or audit hours.

Contact Us

Scholarships & Financial Aid

1000 E. University Ave, Dept. 3335

Knight Hall, Room 174

Laramie, WY 82071-3335

Phone: (307) 766-2116

Fax: (307) 766-3800

Email: finaid@uwyo.edu

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