Conditions of Your Financial Aid award
Awards are determined by an evaluation of
student reported information on the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The financial aid awarded is for
the designated award period only.
Awards are based on full-time enrollment.
In order to meet the 'full-time' standard, a
student must register for at least twelve hours per semester as
an undergraduate student, and at least six hours per semester
as a graduate student. Furthermore, a student will not be
eligible for financial aid through most programs if not
enrolled in an eligible program on at least a half-time basis.
A student must report in writing to the
Office of Student Financial Services any additional assistance
which may be received from other sources, including
scholarships, loans, assistantships, fellowships, and employer
If additional assistance reduces financial need, an
adjustment in an award may be necessary.
A student must notify Belmont Central if
withdrawing from the University before the end of an academic
term. If a student withdraws after receipt of financial aid
funds, the student may be expected to repay a portion of the
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If course load is reduced after the receipt
of financial aid funds and before the end of the tuition refund
period, the student may be required to repay a portion of the
financial aid funds.
Funds for the Federal Pell Grant,
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Perkins
Loan, Federal Work-Study, Tennessee Student Assistance
Corporation Grant, and
Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship
are provided by the federal and/or state government(s);
and if the appropriations or allocations to the University are
adjusted, an award from these programs may be reduced or
The Office of Student Financial Services
may release information about the amount and type of aid that a
student receives to other offices and agencies as needed to
administer the financial aid programs. The Office of Student
Financial Services may send general information about a student
to donors. The Office of Student Financial Services may release
information necessary for collection of a student loan in the
event repayment obligations are not met.
To decline any portion of this award,
please contact our office by completing the Loan
Reduction/Cancellation Request Form on the