Ill. Admin. Code tit. 23, § 2740.20 - Applicant Eligibility

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 15, April 8, 2022

a) A qualified applicant shall:
1) be a citizen of the United States or eligible noncitizen;
2) be a resident of Illinois;
3) be enrolled at least half-time in a degree program (see 34 CFR 668.8 ) at the junior or senior class level as determined by the institution;
4) be enrolled at a public or not-for-profit private institution that is approved to participate in the Monetary Award Program (MAP);
5) have an Expected Family Contribution of no more than $9,000 as calculated by the federal government using the family's financial information as reported on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); and
6) have maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent while enrolled in an associate's degree program at a public community college, and while pursuing a baccalaureate degree, continue to maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent and make satisfactory academic progress toward a degree.
b) Eligibility is restricted to undergraduate students.
1) CCTG recipients must not have received a baccalaureate degree.
2) Graduate students are not eligible for CCTG assistance. For purposes of this Part, an institution of higher learning shall classify as a "graduate student" any student who:
A) is enrolled in an academic program or course above the baccalaureate level that leads to any degree above the baccalaureate level; and
B) is not eligible to receive federal financial assistance (see 34 CFR 674.2, 675.2, 676.2 ) as an undergraduate student; and
C) has completed the equivalent of at least three years of full-time postsecondary study, either prior to entrance into the academic program or as part of the academic program itself.

Notes

Ill. Admin. Code tit. 23, § 2740.20

The following state regulations pages link to this page.



State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.