How to Apply for Federal Aid

How to Apply for Federal Aid

Determining how to fund your education can feel overwhelming. If you commit to early planning, you can overcome many common points of confusion by making time to understand the resources available to you. Our staff in the Office of Financial Aid is ready to help. We can give you straightforward guidance that is specific to your situation. 

Apply for Financial Aid at Teachers College

We encourage all students to apply for financial aid. The process does not have to be time-consuming for you, and you could receive funding that lowers your cost of attendance at Teachers College. Your final cost after financial aid could make your graduate school goals more affordable.

Applying for Institutional Aid

Both domestic and international students can apply for scholarship aid from Teachers College. When you complete your Teachers College admission application, be sure to opt-in for financial aid when answering the question in the application about whether you want to be considered for scholarships. 

You may qualify for aid in different forms including scholarships, grants, assistantships, and other awards. Learn more about applying for institutional aid

Your Next Steps in the Process

We want you to know how to interpret your Teachers College financial aid offer letter and options for paying your bill. Learn more about how to review your offer letter and bill from Teachers College.

If you want to make more detailed plans about your graduate school finances, we encourage you to explore our resources for budgeting and financial wellness at Teachers College.

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