Financial Aid and Scholarships


Financial Aid and Scholarships

Edward Waters College views all student financial assistance as an investment in the future of our students. The Office of Financial Aid is dedicated to helping you and your families determine the best way to pay for your education while delivering excellence in customer service. Please consider the Financial Aid staff to be your student financial planners while attending Edward Waters College! We hope the financial aid options described will help you decide how best to pay for your Edward Waters College education. We look forward to hearing from you and your family.

Edward Waters College is strongly committed to its financial aid program and the principle that a student’s financial resources should not be a barrier to enrollment. Need-based aid is an investment in our students and we look forward to being of assistance. Edward Waters College applicants are accepted regardless of their ability to pay for college. All potential and current students are invited to apply for financial aid.

 

How To Apply For Financial Aid

Applications for financial aid are accepted throughout each Award Year (July 1 – June 30). However we encourage all students to make applications for financial aid as early as October 1 of each year in anticipation of your attendance. The Priority date to apply for financial aid is March 1 of each year. We strongly encourage students to apply as early as possible to be considered for available funds and avoid any last minute delays.

All students are required to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to be considered for financial assistance at Edward Waters College. All applications are accepted electronically. Please apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Edward Waters College School Code is 001478.

The Office of Financial Aid will receive an Institution Student Information Report (ISIR) as a result of your submissionl. Eligibility will be determined from the ISIR report. An award letter will follow promptly via e-mail and/or postal service. Eligibility to receive the disbursement of funds awarded during the academic year is predicated on students meeting the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy and the Attendance Policy of Edward Waters College.

With the exception of the Federal PELL Grant and Federal Direct Loan Programs, Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant, Work-Study and all other student financial aid is awarded on a first come, first serve basis and Federal/State eligibility determinations. Therefore, we encourage all students to submit applications as soon as possible. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for any assistance with completing your application.

Students selected for financial aid verification may be required to submit Federal tax information for the parent and/or student, a verification worksheet, or other income information as requested by the Financial Aid Office.

 

Edward Waters College Financial Aid Forms

Financial Aid Applicants that have completed the FAFSA are encouraged to check their emails for electronic request for additional information to complete their financial aid file. Students selected for verification may be required to submit additional forms. Please see verification forms located under Financial Aid Forms.