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HPSP Eligibility

These are the eligibility requirements for the Veterans Administration scholarship programs. Application packages that do not confirm the applicant’s eligibility based on these requirements will not be considered for the scholarship programs.

Enrollment Eligibility

Applicants must be currently enrolled or unconditionally accepted in an accredited academic program that will qualify for employment in one of the professional fields associated with the scholarship program. The academic program must be at the educational level required, and the academic program must be located in the United States.

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) Eligibility

Applicants must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0 with 15 earned credit hours.

Citizenship Eligibility

Applicants must be citizens of the United States. US Citizenship is defined as by birth or naturalization only. Those on Green Cards or Resident Alien status are not eligible for VA scholarship programs.

Federal Debt Eligibility

Applicants must not be delinquent on payment of federal debt. This includes delinquent taxes, audit dis-allowances, guaranteed or direct student loans, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) or VA mortgages, and other miscellaneous administrative debts. Delinquent is defined as 31 days past due on a scheduled payment.