Eligibility Requirements

Anyone applying for financial assistance must meet the following general requirements:

  • A student must be enrolled at West Georgia Technical College (WGTC) in an eligible program of study seeking a certificate, diploma or degree.
  • A student must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen of the United States.
  • A student must be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements. Male students ages 18-25 who have not registered for the Selective Service may register online at sss.gov.
  • A student must not be in default on a federal student loan or owe a repayment to any other college, state or federal program.
  • A student must resolve any existing drug conviction issue. Incarcerated students are not eligible for Financial Aid.
  • A student must maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) towards the completion of his or her program of study.
  • A student who already has a bachelor’s degree is ineligible for any Federal Grant (Pell, FWS and FSEOG) and the state’s HOPE Scholarship or Grant.
  • FATV: Eligibility
  • FATV: How does Selective Service registration affect my financial aid?