Can a work authorization holder apply to university , and can he apply for financial aid ( Federal aid )??

Asked over 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

Well, can an out of status student (f1) who applied for I-485 ( adjustment of status ) apply to university, because I really wanna continue my study . In addition, can I apply for financial aid , and if I did will I be accepted ??

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Yes.
    Yes, it will be up to the educational institution and its criteria, pending the completion of your I-485 process and your being able to finally obtain a GC.

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  2. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Apply? Yes

    Will he/she get it? Maybe, every school has different rules.

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  3. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . Yes to apply, possible no a federally issued school aid as statutorily extended to U.S. Citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents as a rule. Yet, it is possible that each school has some exceptions, grants or scholarships to which you may qualify otherwise.

    DISCLAIMER The answer given above by the lawyer serves for educational purposes only and provides general... more
  4. Stephen D. Berman

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    Answered . It is up to the school.

    The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an... more
  5. Anu Gupta

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    Answered . We've had kids of several aos pending clients get student aid. Schools generally ask for a letter from the attorney confirming the "pending" status.

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