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Financial Aid Eligibility


Who is Eligible for Financial Aid?

In order to qualify for financial aid sources, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or national or an eligible non-citizen as defined by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Be enrolled in an eligible curriculum for financial aid purposes.
  • Have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) certificate, or have completed a secondary school education in a home school setting that is treated as a home school or private school under State law.
  • Be meeting the Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) at Tidewater Community College.
  • Have not defaulted on a federal student loan or owe an overpayment on a federal aid program.

Financial aid advisors are available at each campus to answer questions related to eligibility.

Watch Eligibility videos.

Link to Financial Aid TV

More questions answered on The Virginia Education Wizard website.Virginia Education Wizard




Financial assistance is provided for all qualified students through a variety of sources including grants, scholarships, student loans, and the work study program. Tidewater Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, veteran status, gender, age, sexual orientation, or disability in its programs or activities.