Definitions for "Eligible Noncitizen"
A financial aid applicant who is not a U.S. citizen but is eligible to receive federal Title IV aid because he or she is a permanent resident, noncitizen national, or a resident of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands or Micronesia.
An eligible noncitizen is one of the following: a U.S. permanent resident who has an Alien Registration Receipt Card (I-551 or I-151), a conditional permanent resident (I551C) or a noncitizen with a Departure record (I-94) from the U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services with one of the following designations: "Refugee," "Asylum Granted," "Indefinite Parole," "Humanitarian Parole," or "Cuban-Haitian Entrant." Other eligible noncitizens include U.S. nationals who are natives of American Samoa and Swain's Island. Contact the Financial Aid Office for further explanation and assistance.
In order to receive federal financial aid, you must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. national, or a U.S. permanent resident who has an I-151, I-551, or I-551C (Alien Registration Receipt Card) If you are not one of these, you must have an Arrival-Departure Record (I-94) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).