Not dependent; free; not subject to control by others; not relying on others; not subordinate; as, few men are wholly independent.
Not dependent upon another quantity in respect to value or rate of variation; -- said of quantities or functions.
Submenu An independent student is one who is at least 24 years old as of January 1st of the upcoming academic year, is married, is a graduate or professional student, has a legal dependent other than a spouse, is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, or is an orphan or ward of the court (or were a ward of the court until age 18). All other students are considered dependent.
A student is considered Independent if he or she answers "Yes" to any one of the following seven questions: 1. Were you born before January 1, 1978? 2. Will you be working on a master's or doctorate program (such as an MA, MBA, MD, JD, or PhD, etc. during the school year 2001-2002? 3. As of today, are you married? (Answer Yes if you are separated, but not divorced.) 4. Do you have children who receive more than half of their support from you? 5. Do you have dependents (other than your children or spouse) who live with you and who receive more than half of their support from you, now and through June 30, 2002? 6. Are you an orphan or ward of the court or were you a ward of the court until age 18? 7. Are you a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces
An independent student is at least 24 years old as of January 1 of the academic year, is married, has a legal dependent other than a spouse, is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, or is an orphan or ward of the court (or was a ward of the court until age 18). A parent refusing to provide support for their child's education is not sufficient for the child to be declared independent.
Means that parental information is not needed in determining a student's eligibility for financial aid. This student must meet one of the following requirements: Born before January 1, 1981 You have a bachelorâ€™s degree. You are married. You are or were an orphan or ward of the court. You are a veteran of the Armed Forces. You have legal dependents that receive at least half of their support from you.
not dependent on or conditioned by or relative to anything else
Students functioning at a level where they are capable of meeting their own needs and working and living successfully in their own communities as adults without support from others.
Students are considered independent if they are one or more of the following: at least 24 years of age (by Jan. 1 of the academic year); married; graduate or professional students; have a legal dependent other than a spouse; are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces; or are orphans or wards of the court. A parent/guardian refusing to provide support for a student's education is not sufficient for the student to be declared independent.
Term for a student that isn't a member of a Greek organization.
Not dependent on which particular agents and objects are included in the analysis. Rasch analysis is independent of agent or object population as long as the measures are used to compare objects or agents which are of a reasonably similar nature.
Someone who is not subject to the control of another, or something that is not subordinate to, or does not rely on, anything else. [D02836] RMW
student A student who is at least 24 years old, married, a graduate or professional student, a veteran, an orphan, a ward of the court, or who has legal dependents other than a spouse.
Means that parental information is not considered in determining a student's eligibility for financial aid. Any student who is age 24 by December 31 of the award year is automatically independent for financial aid purposes. (see also Independence vs. Dependence).
An independent student uses only student income information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and is not required to include parent information. The criteria for determining that a student is independent have been determined by the federal government and are as follows: The student is or will be 24 years old during the academic year The student is enrolled in a master's or doctoral program The student is married when he or she completes the FAFSA The student has a child or other dependent who receives more than half of his or her support from the student The student is an orphan or ward of the court The student is a veteran of the US Armed Forces If one or more of these criteria apply to a particular student, that student will be considered independent and will not be required to include parent information on the FAFSA. The student will also be able to borrow a larger Federal Stafford Loan.
T cell dependent antigens need immune recognition by both T- and B cells to produce an immune response. T cell independent antigens can directly stimulate B cells to produce specific antibody. However, T cell independent antigens are poorly immunogenic in infants and fail to induce immunological memory.