International/DACA Student Aid
The main purpose of this section is to provide an additional resource related to federal financial aid funding and student employment eligibility for international students and DACA students.
Eligibility Criteria for Federal Financial Aid
To qualify for Federal Financial Aid you must be:
- a U.S. Citizen or National
- OR have a Permanent Resident Card
- OR an arrival-departure record
- OR have a battered immigrant status
- OR have a T-Visa.
If you do not fall into any of the previous five categories you still have options to assist in funding your education in the form of private loans. Please visit Fast Choice’s website for a listing of lenders where you can research loan products that fit your needs. For further information you may visit https://www.wku.edu/diversity/enjoy.php.
Additional Resource for Undocumented Students: Undocumented students face unique challenges in their quest to obtain postsecondary education. Please click here in order to view a tip sheet that is designed to help this population with some of the pressing questions they may have while contemplating whether or not they can enroll in school.
Tax Forms are located in the Student Employment Office for U.S. Citizens and in the Human Resource Office for International Students. International students complete the I-9 and tax withholding forms when notified by Human Resources to do so. For more information, visit the Application Process webpage.