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Non-FAFSA Filers

Financial Aid

Students who are not eligible to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) due to their citizenship status are considered Non-FAFSA Filers and may still be eligible for other types of student aid.

Students who are deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) or undocumented are encouraged to complete the Non-FAFSA filer application. The application process is simple and safe. 

Application Process

In order to apply for financial aid, students must complete the Non-FAFSA filer application located below. Students must be pursuing a degree or certificate program at TMCC.

Funding is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis. Students must complete  the Non-FAFSA filer application by July 1 to be considered.  Students can contact the financial aid office for questions or assistance.

Listed below are the steps that students must complete prior to applying for the Non-FAFSA filer application. 

  1. Apply to TMCC.
    Follow the instructions listed on the Steps to Enroll webpage on how to apply to the College. Students who apply and are accepted will receive an acceptance letter which contains an assigned student NSHE ID number and student username.
  2. Complete the Non-FAFSA Filers Application.
    Complete the form below and upload a PDF file of your tax transcript based on the corresponding year that you are seeking assistance. If you are unable to save your tax transcript as a PDF, you may print it and submit it to the Scholarships and Outreach Coordinator at TMCC's Financial Aid Office. Applications submitted with out tax returns will not be processed.
  3. Check your TMCC student email for updates.
    Funding is first come, first served and is not guaranteed. Funds will be disbursed 10 days before tuition and fees are due at the beginning of the semester.

Note: Submitting the Non-FAFSA filer application, students may be eligible to receive the Adelante Grant and the SGA Green Door Scholarship. 

  • Adelante Grant Requirement: Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 degree seeking credits and maintain a 2.0 GPA.
  • SGA Green Door Scholarship: Must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 degree seeking credits and maintain a 2.0 GPA. 

Non-FAFSA Filers Application

Important: Do not submit any document that contains social security numbers. If necessary, redact (black out) any social security numbers prior to attaching. View our FERPA regulations: Information Security/FERPA

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