A. No. After completing the Acknowledgement of Award process, students automatically receive funding each semester if they maintain eligibility by meeting the following requirements: 

  • Maintain a 2.75 GPA for each semester  
  • Make satisfactory academic progress, as defined by the home institution, toward a recognized associate degree, baccalaureate degree, or pre-baccalaureate certificate. 
  • Complete a minimum of 12 credits at a university or state college or a minimum of 9 credits at a community college.