Regulations last checked for updates: Jun 14, 2024

Title 34 - Education last revised: May 29, 2024
§ 676.16 - Payment of an FSEOG.

(a)(1) Except as provided in paragraphs (b) and (e) of this section, an institution shall pay in each payment period a portion of an FSEOG awarded for a full academic year.

(2) The institution shall determine the amount paid each payment period by the following fraction:

FSEOG ———— N where: FSEOG = the total FSEOG awarded for an academic year and N = the number of payment periods that the institution expects the student will attend in that year.

(3) An institution may pay the student, within each payment period, at such times and in such amounts as it determines best meets the student's needs.

(b) If a student incurs uneven cost or estimated financial assistance amounts during an academic year and needs additional funds in a particular payment period, the institution may pay FSEOG funds to the student for those uneven costs.

(c) An institution shall disburse funds to a student or the student's account in accordance with the provisions in § 668.164.

(d)(1) The institution shall return to the FSEOG account any funds paid to a student who, before the first day of classes—

(i) Officially or unofficially withdraws; or

(ii) Is expelled.

(2) A student who does not begin class attendance is deemed to have withdrawn.

(e) A correspondence student shall submit his or her first completed lesson before receiving an FSEOG payment.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1840-0535) (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070b. 1091) [52 FR 45778, Dec. 1, 1987, as amended at 53 FR 49147, Dec. 6, 1988; 57 FR 32357, July 21, 1992; 59 FR 61420, 61421, Nov. 30, 1994; 59 FR 61722, Dec. 1, 1994; 61 FR 60396, Nov. 27, 1996; 61 FR 60608, Nov. 29, 1996; 71 FR 45698, Aug. 9, 2006; 72 FR 62030, Nov. 1, 2007]
authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070b—1070b-3, unless otherwise noted
source: 52 FR 45778, Dec. 1, 1987, unless otherwise noted.
cite as: 34 CFR 676.16