Financial Aid Eligibility

To be considered for federal financial aid at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, an applicant must:

    • Be admitted to Texas A&M University-San Antonio as a regular student. 
    • Be enrolled at least half-time in an eligible degree-seeking program of study.
    • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or an eligible noncitizen of the United States. 
    • Have a valid Social Security Number.
    • Have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the appropriate deadline.
    • Not be in default on a Federal Direct student loan. 
    • Not owe a refund on a federal grant. 
    • Register or be registered with Selective Service. (Applies to most males between the ages of 18 and 26) 
    • Demonstrate financial need. (For most programs)
    • Not be enrolled in a seminary or in a program leading to ordination or licensed to preach for a religious sect or be a member of a religious order.
    • Re-apply for financial assistance every year by completing the requirements stated above.  The award does not continue automatically beyond award period. 
    • Meet the requirements of the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
    • Not be incarcerated or have a state or federal conviction for a drug offense.

Students transferring to Texas A&M University-San Antonio must also make certain that all financial aid is canceled at their previous institution to ensure that there will be no delays in the awarding of financial aid at A&M-SA.