Most awards are based on financial need. This is determined by subtracting the estimated family contribution from students' educational costs. Other requirements may be established by the agency or individual making the funds available. Funds received must be spent on educational expenses.
Failure to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as defined by the U.S. Department of Education and Wilkes Community College specifically for financial aid recipients will result in the loss of eligibility for financial aid. Eligibility may be reinstated by re-establishing satisfactory progress.
Financial aid recipients must notify the Financial Aid Office of any change in enrollment status or program of study that occurs after registration day each semester.