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Apply for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

Once you have determined that you meet the basic State and/or Federal aid eligibility requirements, you are ready to apply. To apply for financial aid for 2021-22 you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

We recommend that every student fill out the FAFSA. The FAFSA is available beginning October 1st of the year prior to which you plan to enroll. There are two ways to submit the FAFSA form:

  1. myStudentAid mobile app which can be download in the Apple App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android)
    Screen shot of the MyStudentAid applicatoin

  2.  the FAFSA website

Screen shot of the FAFSA web page

Recommended Submission Dates

For maximum consideration of financial aid, we recommend that you submit your FAFSA by the following dates:

  • December 1, 2020 for all students who are new to Penn State
  • April 15, 2021 for all students returning to Penn State
  • May 1, 2021 for Pennsylvania residents who are interested in applying for the Pennsylvania State Grant*

*If you are a resident of a state other than Pennsylvania, please verify if you are eligible for a state grant and what your deadline is with your own state grant agency

Requirements

Take your time when completing the FAFSA.  Entering incorrect or incomplete names, dates or birth, or social security numbers may cause a delay in the processing of your financial aid.

To complete the FAFSA, you and/or your parents will need to:

  • Insert Penn State’s federal school code: 003329
  • Enter your name and Social Security number exactly as it appears on your Social Security card (include suffixes and your middle name/initial)
  • For dependent students: Provide your parent(s) name and social security number exactly as it appears on their Social Security card (including suffixes and middle name/initial).
  • For independent married students: Provide your spouse's name and social security number exactly as it appears on their Social Security card (including suffixes and middle name/initial).
  • Provide your valid driver’s license number (if you have one)
  • Enter the dates of birth of all persons you are listing on your FAFSA
  • Provide your alien registration number (for eligible non-citizens)
  • Mark your individual status information (marital status, veteran, etc.)
  • Supply 2019 federal tax information, including adjusted gross income, earnings from work, income tax paid, etc.
  • Also gather records of untaxed income or investments (if applicable)
  • Have a FSAID to sign electronically

You can find a question by question guide to on the Federal Student Aid site.

Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT)

The IRS DRT is available to use with the 2021–22 FAFSA form. The IRS DRT remains the fastest, most accurate way to input your tax return information into the FAFSA form.  There are some populations that will be ineligible to use the DRT tool:

  • The student/parent is married, and either the student/parent or his/her spouse filed as Married Filing Separately.
  • The student/parent is married, and either the student/parent or his/her spouse filed as Head of Household.
  • The parents’ marital status is “Unmarried and both legal parents living together.”
  • The student/parent filed a Puerto Rican or foreign tax return.

Who is my parent when I fill out the FAFSA?

Dependent students are required to provide their parent(s) tax information on the FAFSA. For reporting purposes, "parent" means your legal (biological or adoptive) parent or stepparent, or a person determined to be your legal parent. Federal Student Aid can help you to determine who to report as your parent on the FAFSA.

After your FAFSA is submitted - Verification

We may be required to contact you to request documentation to verify your FAFSA information. Please respond quickly to any and all requests by the Office of Student Aid to ensure timely disbursement of your student aid.  For information on where to view this information in LionPATH visit our page on Verification Selections.

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Sours: https://studentaid.psu.edu/apply/fall-2021-and-spring-2022

Penn State - University Park is a public, state school that was founded in 1855. It is very difficult to get into Penn State. The institution enrolls around 46,313 students a year, including 39,809 undergrads.

Penn State offers early action and does not offer early decision.

Penn State Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Penn State is 54%. Last year, 73,861 students applied to Penn State and 40,031 were admitted.

Penn State Application Deadlines

All regular decision applicants will be notified by October 1.

Early Admissions at Penn State

Penn State - University Park does not offer early decision. Penn State offers early action.

Mark Your Calendar! The EA deadline is on November 1, 2021, which is coming up soon!

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic CalendarSemester
Overall Acceptance Rate54%
In-State Tuition$18,368
Out-of-State$35,946

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Penn State.

Financial Aid at Penn State

Penn State meets 65% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,302 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Does Penn State Provide Dorms?

Most Penn State students live off campus.

Homecoming, Four Diamonds Dance Marathon, and and Parent's Weekend are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Penn State.

What GPA Do I Need For Penn State - University Park?

Penn State is considered very difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays.

Does Penn State Require the ACT or SAT?

Penn State does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 77% submitted the SAT. 18% submitted the ACT.


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Penn State Waitlist 2021

Penn State reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Penn State a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Penn State

About 92% of students who start at Penn State return the next year. Out of the 8,160 students who started at Penn State as first-time freshman, 5,690 graduate within four years.

Around 86% of students who started at Penn State earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Penn State Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 72 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $48,779 a year. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $42,657 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Penn State sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Penn State a good school for you?

What is Penn State's Endowment?

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $2,757,600,000.

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Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about Penn State and get personalized recommendations for colleges and universities that offer what you're looking for in a school.

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Where is Penn State - University Park Located?

Penn State is located in the small town setting of University Park, Pennsylvania, less than an hour from Harrisburg.

If you want to see Penn State for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Route 322 to University Park, or book a flight to the nearest airport, University Park.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Penn State and University Park are like without leaving home.

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Pennsylvania State Grant Program

Apply/Renew

It takes approximately 10 business days for standard processing from the date your FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and/or State Grant correspondence is received. In some instances, the processing time may take longer than anticipated. PHEAA will send you a notice upon completion of your review. You may also visit your online account periodically to see if your eligibility has been updated. Thank you for your patience as we continue to work diligently to process your review.

Get started now to apply/renew for a Pennsylvania State Grant:

Apply/Renew Now

Need more assistance on the process? Follow the two simple steps below:

StepInstructions
Step 1

Complete the FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Fill Out the FAFSA

Learn More About the FAFSA

Step 2

Apply for the State Grant by completing the State Grant Form

To apply for a State Grant when you complete the FAFSA
Complete the Pennsylvania State Grant Form online directly from your FAFSA confirmation page. Look for the link that reads "Start your state application to apply for Pennsylvania state-based financial aid."

To apply for a State Grant after you've completed the FAFSA
If you've already submitted your FAFSA online and missed the direct link, you may need to wait until you receive an email directing you to the American Education Services (AES) website to complete the State Grant Form.

Most renewal students are not required to complete the State Grant Form.

Get Started Now


Note: If you don't have an online account with AES you can create one during the State Grant application process.

Pennsylvania State Grant Deadlines

The State Grant deadlines are different for first-time applicants, renewal applicants, and summer-term applicants.

Applicant TypeDeadlines
First-time applicants

May 1—If you plan to enroll in a degree program or a college transferable program at a 2-year private college or other college or university (excludes community colleges and designated Pennsylvania Open-Admission institutions), you must submit the FAFSA and the Pennsylvania State Grant Form.

August 1—If you plan to enroll in a community college; a designated Pennsylvania Open-Admission institution; a business, trade, or technical school; a hospital school of nursing; or a 2-year program that is not transferable to another institution; you must submit the FAFSA and the Pennsylvania State Grant Form.

Renewal applicants

May 1—You must submit a renewal FAFSA and any appropriate State Grant documents indicating any changes that may affect your State Grant award, such as a change in your marital status or a change in your income.

See All State Grant Documents and Forms

Summer-term applicants

August 15—You must submit the online Summer Grant application. If not already on file, you must also submit the FAFSA and, if required, the Pennsylvania State Grant Form.

Learn More

If you miss the State Grant deadline for the academic year, apply anyway. Late applications (for terms other than summer) may qualify for awards if funding permits.

Sours: https://www.pheaa.org/grants/state-grant-program/apply-renew.shtml
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Timeline of Events for Future Students

Deadlines, time frames, and resources for critical financial aid events like when to apply for loans, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and when students can expect to view their financial aid packages.

October - December

Submit the FAFSA

  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2021–22 was made available October 1, 2020.
  • The FAFSA for 2022-23 will be available October 1, 2021.
  • Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to import your 2019 tax information into the FAFSA.
  • Apply for Financial Aid.

December 1 – First time students FAFSA recommended deadline.


January

Search for Scholarships

  • You will automatically be considered for scholarship funds from our office when we review your FAFSA.
  • Other money from outside sources may   be available but knowing where to look is key.
  • Remember; never pay anyone to do a scholarship search for you.
  • Search for Scholarships

February – April

Aid Packages Available for New Students

  • Aid awarding for new students begins in February.
  • Have your FAFSA submitted on time for the greatest consideration!
  • You will receive an email (beginning and continuing) in February when your Award summary for the 2021-22 academic year is available on LionPATH.
  • If you are beginning in summer, your summer aid will be posted to your account in May.
  • How to Apply for Financial Aid

Complete on your own:

  • View the Accepted Student Presentation. Learn about Penn State’s Financial Aid Process. If you have been offered admission to Penn State, this video explains our financial aid process. Watch video
  • Complete the Consent to do University Business Electronically. This consent must be completed in order to use LionPATH.
  • Complete the Financial Responsibility Agreement (FRA). This promise to be responsible for your student account must be completed every term you enroll.
  • Grant Your Parent/Guardian Delegated Access. Parent access to student information in LionPATH is called Delegated Access. Delegated access gives parents, guardians, or other individuals access to view:
    • class schedule
    • enrollment verification
    • financial aid
    • Holds
    • To Do List

May – August

State Grant for PA Residents. Pennsylvania residents must have their FAFSAs submitted by May 1. Learn about the PA State Grant.

Accept Your Federal Direct Loan(s).

Summer Aid for New Students. If you are a new student and will be starting in summer, please complete the 2020-21 FAFSA for summer aid eligibility. Your aid will be awarded in May.

Aid Packages Available for Returning  Students. You will receive an email (beginning and continuing) in June when your Award summary for the 2021-22 academic year is available on LionPATH.

Complete on your own:

  • Respond to Verification Requests
    • You may be required to verify the information on your FAFSA.
    • Please send only requested information to our office.
    • Find the requested information in your TO DO LIST.
  • Attend Admissions New Student Orientation. This video is quick overview of Penn State's financial aid process. It is shown to first-year students and their families during the New Student Orientation. Watch video.

June – August

Apply for Loans


August - September

Pay Your Bill. Tuition bills are generated August 1 (estimate) and due at the end of August. Tuition and fees through the Bursar. Pay my bill now.

Get Your Refund. If there are no holds on your account, your refund will be available on the first day of classes. Visit the Bursar.

Sours: https://studentaid.psu.edu/future-students-timeline

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Learn about the FAFSA

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In order to be considered for federal and state aid – and some scholarships – you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year. We encourage every eligible student to file a FASFA, regardless of whether you think you will qualify for any aid. The U.S. Department of Education administers the online FAFSA and millions of students complete the FAFSA each year.

FAFSA Tips

  • Remember to designate Penn College as the recipient of your FAFSA by using our federal school code: 003395.
  • We encourage you to complete the FAFSA as early as possible each year. The 2021-22 FAFSA needs completed for students starting or returning for Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022.
  • The 2022-23 FAFSA can be filed as early as October 1 for students starting or returning for Summer or Fall 2022 and/or Spring 2023.
  • The Penn College priority submission deadline is March 1 each year.
  • You can submit your FAFSA via the myStudentAid mobile app
  • The 2021-22 FAFSA uses income from year 2019.
  • The 2022-23 FAFSA uses income from year 2020 rather than 2021.

Parent Information

Most students under the age of 24 will need to include information about their parent(s) on their FAFSA, even if they live separately or their parent(s) will not help them financially.
More information about dependent and independent students from Federal Student Aid.

What if your parents are divorced or separated or never married?
More information about which parent(s) to include from Federal Student Aid.

FSA ID

You and, if needed, a parent, sign your FAFSA electronically using the FSA ID. If you do not have a FSA ID, you (and parent) should each create one at least 1-3 weekdays before you start your FAFSA. Create an FSA ID.

Federal Verification

About 1 out of 5 students who submit a FAFSA are selected by the U.S. Department of Education for a process called Federal Verification.  The Financial Aid Office is here to assist you if you are selected.

Learn more about Federal Verification

Major Reduction in Family Income?

Some students and their families experienced a significant reduction in income from 2019 to 2020. As a result, the financial data on the 2021-22 FAFSA may not reflect your family’s recent or current financial situation. This could be because of a job loss, reduced wages, divorce, separation, or another reason.

If you're an accepted or current student and your family’s 2020 total income (both taxable and non-taxable) is significantly lower than it was in 2019, you may want to submit a Financial Hardship Notification form so we can better understand your circumstances to determine if a FAFSA adjustment is possible. Please contact us with any questions.

Submit Your Financial Hardship Notification

What Happens After I Submit My Financial Hardship Notification

  • A Financial Aid team member reviews it.
    • We will contact you via (Penn College) email if we need more information or have questions.
  • If we believe you may be eligible for additional federal aid based on your Financial Hardship Notification, we will email you a form with instructions on how to complete it and what documentation you need to provide.
    • Please allow four weeks after we have all your documentation for further review and processing.
    • We will notify you via email of the outcome after all processing is complete.
  • If you are not eligible for additional federal aid or any other type of aid, we will contact you via email.

Learn More

Explore the links below for additional resources to help before and after completing your FAFSA.

Sours: https://www.pct.edu/admissions/financial-aid/learn-about-the-fafsa
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Top Scholarships For Mechanical Engineering Students

Many students out there have the passion and talent to do things that an engineer does, but they do not have money to cover up the costs. Luckily, you have ample scholarships provided to engineering students and can help you get an engineering college free of cost. These scholarships will provide you with financial aid and build a secure future for you, and you can provide your contribution to the country through technological innovation. Engineering scholarships are offered by private organizations as well as the national government. Here you will find a list of the top scholarships for Mechanical Engineering students in 2021, which mainly focuses on the students who are high school seniors or college undergraduates. Before going through the list, one thing to keep in mind is that it is required for students to be a member of the organization by every American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Read the entire list and find out which scholarships best suits you. American Electric Power Scholarship This scholarship is especially for those college students and ASME members worth $4,000. Here, the students are assessed based on students' potential to contribute to mechanical engineering and academic achievements. Following states will be given preference- Kentucky Louisiana Virginia Ohio West Virginia Indiana Arkansas Michigan Texas Oklahoma Tennessee The eligibility is for a college junior or senior, and the student must have a keen interest in power engineering. ASME Power Division Scholarship Students interested in the power industry, fuels, and combustion are preferenced in this scholarship worth $3,000 and are a member of ASME. Candidates are selected based on financial need, potential to contribute to mechanical engineering, and academic background. The eligibility for this scholarship is a Sophomore, college junior, or senior. Allen Rhodes Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is for those candidates who are a member of ASME and college-going interested in the gas & oil industry worth $2,000. Preference is given to students enrolled in Villanova University and are evaluated based on their potential to contribute and academic achievements. Stephen T. Kugle Scholarship Following are the states where the students must have attended a public college or is a part of ASME- Arkansas Louisiana Oklahoma Colorado Utah New Mexico Arizona Wyoming Candidates who are active members of ASME will be preferred, and the applicants must be US citizens with at least a 3.0 GPA. This scholarship is worth $3,000. Melvin R. Green Scholarship This scholarship is for sophomore, a college junior, or senior students worth $8,000. It will only be offered to one engineering college or one engineering student, and candidates are evaluated based on academic achievements, financial need, the potential to contribute to the mechanical profession, and leadership. John Rice Memorial Scholarship- ASME Metropolitan Section Following are the universities where the applicant are already admitted and must be a member of ASME- Cooper Union Columbia University New York City College of Technology City College of New York SUNY Maritime College Manhattan College NYU Tandon School of Engineering College of Staten Island This scholarship's eligibility is college junior or senior students and is evaluated based on character, leadership, academic achievements, and integrity. This is worth $3,000. Irma and Robert Bennett Scholarship This scholarship is for college juniors who have to apply for this scholarship in their junior year. There are two $3,000 awards given to senior college students. Applicant must be a US citizen and must be enrolled in a mechanical engineering college or a similar four-year program. Garland Duncan Scholarship This scholarship is highly based on the following fields- Leadership ability Financial need Academic success Potential to contribute to the mechanical profession The applicant must be a sophomore or college junior, or senior. In this, two $5,000 scholarship is awarded. Frank and Dorothy Miller Scholarship Students who study in the US and are college-level ASME members will be rewarded with two $2,000 scholarships. The applicant is evaluated based on leadership, integrity, potential to contribute to the mechanical profession, character, etc. Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence Under this scholarship, one prize of $5,500 is awarded every year. The candidates to be selected must have an SAT score of 1220 or ACT score of 27, have at least a 3.5 GPA and pursue any science program. This scholarship is a bit complicated to apply for as you have to fill out a FAFSA form, two letters of recommendation, and a paper which highlights your financial need and interests. Keep in mind that students who are attending Kettering University will be preferred. John & Elsa Gracik Scholarship Applicants who are pursuing mechanical engineering and are US citizens will be given five awards of $5,000. They will be judged based on financial need, integrity, character, contribution to the mechanical profession, leadership, etc.

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When Is The FAFSA Deadline For The 2022-23 School Year?

You are required to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by the FAFSA deadline to be eligible for federal student aid during that academic year. While you can file the 2022-2023 FAFSA as late as June 2023, there are state and college deadlines you should be aware of. When the FAFSA application opens is an even more important date to remember than the deadline for filing.

Here’s what you need to know about federal, state and college deadlines.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Is Already Open

The 2022-2023 FAFSA opened on Oct. 1, 2021. The opening date is the same for all states. If you still need aid for the 2021-2022 academic year, you can apply until June 30, 2022.

Check CSS Profile Deadlines, Too

Nearly 400 public and private institutions use the CSS Profile to collect financial information outside of what the FAFSA covers to determine a family’s ability to pay for college. Colleges and universities use the profile to determine your financial aid package.

The CSS Profile generally opens on Oct. 1 for the following academic year. Application deadlines vary by school. The College Board, which administers the CSS Profile, suggests filling out CSS Profiles two weeks before the earliest CSS Profile priority filing deadline at each school you’re considering.

Get an FSA ID First

Before you fill out the FAFSA, you need to create an FSA ID, a login containing a username and password. The FSA is required to apply for financial aid and to check the status of student aid on federal websites. The process of applying for an FSA ID takes just a few minutes. However, if there are any problems getting a new FSA ID or retrieving an already existing one, having the working ID login credentials ahead of time will help you apply for financial aid faster.

Why You Should File Your FAFSA Early

Filing early is important to improve your chances of receiving financial aid that’s awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For instance, work-study program funding may run out if you file too late. You’re also more likely to meet state or college deadlines if you file the FAFSA as soon as you can.

Federal FAFSA Deadline for the 2022-23 Academic Year

The final date to file the FAFSA for the 2022-2023 academic year is June 30, 2023 , but you can lose spring and fall financial aid—including federal student loans—by filing this late.

Let’s say you filed your FAFSA on June 1, 2023 for the 2022-2023 academic year. The spring semester ended May 15. That means you may be eligible only for federal student loans for summer classes. If you filed the FAFSA before the spring semester ended, you could be eligible for federal student loans for the fall and spring terms in addition to the summer term. Loans can be backdated for the fall semester as long as you fill out the FAFSA before the end of the spring semester.

State and School FAFSA Deadlines

The FAFSA June 30 filing deadline and the Oct. 1 opening date are always the same, but state and school FAFSA deadlines can differ. For instance, Alaska asks students to submit their FAFSA and apply for the Alaska Education Grant shortly after Oct. 1 for the next academic year because the award is only offered until the money runs out. California suggests applying by March 2, 2022, while Arkansas has a deadline of July 1, 2022 for the fall term of the 2022-2023 academic year.

Schools and states often use the financial data submitted on FAFSA as a starting point for evaluating financial need. If a school doesn’t receive your information before it calculates annual award packages, it greatly reduces your chances of financial aid for the upcoming academic year.

Note: State grants and scholarships may require additional applications beyond the FAFSA. Look for requests at the end of your FAFSA application along with what applications are required according to your state’s Department of Education website.

School Deadlines Beyond FAFSA Deadlines

There are individual scholarship and grant deadlines that are just as important as the school’s FAFSA deadline. University grants may be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, where those who qualify are the most likely to receive them if they apply as early as possible. Each school also can send out financial aid award letters on different dates. When you narrow your list of colleges, ask the financial aid offices at your top schools for the deadlines and opening dates that apply to your unique financial and academic situation.

Schools you apply to may need additional applications beyond the FAFSA for specific scholarships and grants.

Submit Additional Applications as Soon as Possible

Create a tracking system for submitting and checking on applications, whether it’s on Google Calendar or a handwritten list.

Make Changes to the FAFSA as Needed

After you submit the FAFSA, you may need to make changes, such as adding or deleting a school from your list. Deadlines won’t change. However, anytime you make a change on the FAFSA, you may want to notify your state department of education if a state school is now your top choice when it wasn’t before, says Richard Castellano, spokesperson for private student lender Sallie Mae. Some states award more aid to students who opt for state schools first, he says.

File a Special Circumstances Form if Family Finances Change

A special circumstances form lets the school know that your family’s income has fallen since the tax year reported on the FAFSA. It’s also useful for listing other financial changes such as a large medical expense.

Each school has its own form available from the financial aid office. If you haven’t decided on a school, you can fill out a form for each of your final choices. It’s best to fill out the form as soon as possible because it may increase your eligibility for aid for money awarded early in the academic calendar.

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