13B.08.10.08

.08 Selection of Recipients.

A. An applicant for the GA Grant who files the FAFSA or MSFAA after March 1 may not be considered for an award.

B. A renewal applicant for the GA Grant shall meet all the requirements set forth in Regulation .10 of this chapter to be considered for a renewal award.

C. GA Grant applicants who have completed the FAFSA or MSFAA by March 1 shall be selected for the award in the following priority:

(1) Renewal applicants who submit all supplemental information or documentation requested by OSFA or an institution by April 1;

(2) Initial applicants who submit all supplemental information requested by OSFA or an institution by April 1; and

(3) Renewal and initial applicants and initial applicants who submit all supplemental information requested by OSFA or an institution after April 1 but no later than May 15.

D. All applicants for the EA Grant shall be selected and awards made based upon a Statewide ranking of each student's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and need, with the lowest EFC and greatest need awarded first, in the following priority:

(1) Renewal applicants for EA Grants shall be awarded first provided that the requirements of Regulation .10 of this chapter are met; and

(2) Remaining funds shall be awarded to all other eligible applicants until all funds are depleted.