Who is considered a citizen or eligible non-citizen?
• U.S. citizen • U.S. national (including natives of American Samoa or Swain’s Island) • U.S. Permanent Resident who has an I-151, I-551, or I-551C (Permanent Resident card) If you do not belong to one of these categories, you must have an Arrival-Departure Record (I-94) from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) showing one of following designations: • Refugee • Asylum Granted • Aliens paroled into the United States for at least one year • Aliens who have been granted a stay of deportation pursuant to 8 USC section 1253(h) due to fear of persecution on account of race, religion, or political opinion • Conditional Entrant valid if issued before April 1, 1980 Citizens and eligible noncitizens can receive loans from the FFELP and the Direct Loan Program at participating foreign schools. Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Palau are eligible only for Federal Pell Grants, FSEOG and FWS. These applicants should check with