Office of Financial Aid
How to Apply for Financial Aid
FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM
REQUEST A PIN OR DUPLICATE PIN
FOR UNDERGRADUATES :
Students must meet these guidelines to
be eligible for any type of need-based or
federal financial aid. Other Lincoln University
scholarships may also require that you meet
- You must be admitted to
or enrolled in a degree program (most programs
require at least half-time enrollment)
- You must maintain satisfactory
academic progress towards a degree.
- You must be a United States
citizen or an eligible non-citizen. Eligible
non-citizens may be required to present
their Immigration and Naturalization Service
(INS) I-551 or I-94 forms in person to the
Office of Financial Aid
- You must provide all documentation
requested by the Office of Financial Aid.
Your financial aid award cannot be finalized
without necessary documents
- You must not be in default
on a Federal student loan or owe a refund
on a Federal grant at any institution
- You must not have borrowed
in excess of the annual or aggregate Federal
- Males between the ages
of 18-26 must register with Selective Service.
You can register on the Selective Service
web site: http://www.sss.gov
- U.S. Citizens must have
a Social Security card that carries a current
and accurate legal name and Social Security
Number. Applicants who have changed their
legal name due to marriage, etc. must acquire
a new card from the Social Security Administration
To be eligible for the majority of grants,
scholarships and loans, you are required to
file the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA). To expedite the process,
please file the FAFSA via internet at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
We encourage you and your parent (if applicable)
to apply for your United States Department
of Education (U.S.D.E.) PIN at www.pin.ed.gov.
Your PIN number will be required to electronically
sign your FAFSA and your Master Promissory
A PIN OR REQUEST A DUPLICATE PIN
The PIN Application is for students and parents who do not already have a Federal Student Aid PIN and would like to apply for one.
If you cannot locate your U.S. Department
of Education Personal Identification Number
(PIN), you can request a duplicate.
Go to the PIN WEBSITE to apply for a PIN or request a duplicate PIN.
The following are images
of the FAFSA website and the PIN
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