The financial aid renewal application process for the 2019-2020 academic year is outlined below. Note that we continue to work to refine the application process for our continuing students. Accordingly, some application requirements for returning students have changed.
2019-2020 Financial Aid Applications and Materials are Now Available
Financial Aid Deadlines
We encourage all families to meet all published financial aid deadlines. If you submit a financial aid document after a published deadline, your financial aid may be delayed and/or reduced. If at all possible, we encourage you to file your application materials well in advance of the deadline dates.
2019-2020 Aid Applicants – California Residents Deadline: March 2, 2019
2019-2020 Aid Applicants – Non-California Residents Deadline: May 1, 2019
Financial Aid Application Renewal: Application Requirements
To apply for financial aid at Scripps College, complete the steps outlined below. Students interested in only receiving federal and state grant and loan assistance need only complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The CSS Profile is required to be considered for Scripps College institutional grant assistance.
California Dream Act Applicants Deadline March 2, 2019
According to the State of California, students may apply for financial aid through the California Dream Act (AB 540) if they meet ALL of the following criteria: 1) have attended a California high school for at least three years or graduated early from a California high school with the equivalent of three or more years of credit; 2) have graduated from a California high school or have passed the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE), or have obtained a Certificate of General Education Development (GED); 3) will register or enroll in an accredited and qualifying California college or university; and 4) if applicable, they have completed an affidavit to legalize immigration status as soon as they are eligible.
Scripps College will fund these students with institutional funds to meet their demonstrated financial need. Federal Student Loans and Federal Work-Study employment are not available to these students. These students must also complete California Dream Act Application by March 2, 2019, and the CSS Profile form and provide supporting documentation by May 1, 2019.