STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES
2020-2021 SOUTH CAROLINA NEED-BASED
GRANT AFFIDAVIT AND CERTIFICATION
State law requires that a student receiving the South Carolina Need-Based Grant be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident who meets
the definition of an eligible non-citizen under State Residency statute. An affidavit signed by the student is required by the
institution for student eligibility. Any false information provided by the student or any attempt to obtain or expend any
Need-Based Grant fu nds for unlawful purposes, or any purpose other than in payment or reimbursement for the cost of tuition
and fees and other educational costs, at the institution authorized to award the Need-Based Grant, will be cause for immediate
cancellation of the Need-Based Grant. Failure to reveal any material fact, condition, or circumstances affecting eligibility will be subject
to applicable civil or criminal penalties, including loss of the Need-Based Grant.
The Need-Based Grant shall be awarded annually for no more than a total of eight full-time equivalent semesters of part-
time or full-time study. Award decisions are made annually and are not automatically guaranteed or renewed.
Check all that apply: Initial Award
Current Transfer Student From
South Carolina School’s Name
Indicate where, when, and the amount of South Carolina Need Based Grant you have received. For additional space write on
back.
South Carolina School’s Name
(List Midlands Technical College if
applicable)
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MIDLANDSTECH.EDU | PO Box 2408 | Columbia, SC 29202 | 803.738.7792
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS
I hereby certify that I
Am a legal resident of South Carolina
I have completed the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid
Am of good moral character
Never been adjudicated delinquent, convicted, or
plead guilty or nolo contendere to any felonies or any
second or subsequent alcohol/drug related
offenses under the laws of this state or any other
state or under the laws of the United States
Do not owe a refund or repayment on a State Grant, a
Federal Pell Grant, or a Federal
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Am not in default on any State or Federal Loan
Am enrolled part time or full time as a degree- seeking
student in an eligible program of study
Do not have an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree
Will use the South Carolina Need-Based Grant funds
for appropriate educational purposes
For continued eligibility, students must reapply each
academic year and certify:
I am maintaining a Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above
I am making Satisfactory Academic Progress
I do not have an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree
I earned at least 24 credit hours as a full-time student at the end of
the regular academic year or
I earned at least 12 credit hours as a part-time student at the en
of the regular academic year or
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I earned 18 credit hours as a part-time student for one
semester and full-time student the other semester at the end
of the regular academic year
“Academic year” is defined as the fall, spring and summer semesters. A part-time student would be expected to earn a minimum
of six credit hours for each semester the student is enrolled, for a minimum of twelve credit hours. A full-time student would
be expected to earn a minimum of twelve credit hours for each semester, to earn a minimum of 24 credit hours.
I decline the South Carolina Need Based Grant
Print Student Name MTC ID
Signature Date
MIDLANDSTECH.EDU | PO Box 2408 | Columbia, SC 29202 | 803.738.7792
SD-20-6284R-02-20
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