In order to receive financial aid at Cal Maritime, a student must:
- be a U.S.citizen or eligible non-citizen for federal aid programs or/and for state programs (Cal Grant and State University Grant), be a California resident.
- be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular matriculated student in a degree program;
- be making Satisfactory Academic Progress;
- not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal education loan;