Regarding Wayne State SOM Campus Based Aid

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How poor must one be including parents in order to received campus based aid from WSU? My EFC was 0, but I don't think that takes into account parental income since we are considered independent for the FAFSA. I would think it is taken into account when they measure my eligibility for the campus based aid. In addition, it looks like I would have to file this verification worksheet they speak of on this page if I apply for the campus based aid since I see nothing about it on my SAR:

If you are applying for Campus Based Aid you MUST complete the parent information sections of the form.
Review your Student Aid Report (SAR) Information Acknowledgment to confirm the accuracy of your information, and to determine if you are selected for Verification. Verification is explained further in Step #2 below.
If you provide your e-mail address when completing the FAFSA, you will receive an e-mail with a link to your SAR on the Web within 5 days.
If you do not provide an e-mail address when completing the FAFSA, your SAR will be mailed to you.

Click here to download and print our Verification Worksheet. Only complete the Verification Process if you are:

Applying for Campus Based Aid, or
Applying for Federal Student Loans and selected by the Federal Processor (this will be noted on your SAR).
Submit signed federal income tax returns or other required proof of income with the Verification Worksheet.
Be sure that all forms and documents are signed and dated.

As for the first part of my question about the campus based aid requirements, here is the page on the campus based aid they offer:

Wayne State University offers Campus-Based funds to medical students demonstrating financial need. This is based upon the needs analysis results from filing the FAFSA. Parental data is required to assess student’s eligibility for our campus-based funds.

The campus-based funds available are:

Board of Governor’s Grant: WSU institutional grant.
Wayne State University Long-Term Loan Program: low interest rate loan available primarily to Year I and II students.
Federal Perkins Loan Program: low interest rate (5%) loan available primarily to Year III and IV students.
College Work-Study Program: funds available for students to earn by obtaining employment with the University. Primarily available to Year II, III, and IV students.


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I don't know how much traffic you will get here for Wayne State but if you don't get an answer here in a week or so I might talk to Wayne State or post something in allo linking it here.