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Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application Process

for incoming graduate students in Master’s & Doctoral degree programs

  1. Apply for admission to the graduate program of your choice. Only students who are admitted to Lewis & Clark will be offered financial aid.
  2. Complete the 2015-16 FAFSA by February 15, 2015.
    • Available beginning January 1, 2015
    • Website: www.fafsa.ed.gov
    • Lewis & Clark Federal School Code: 003197
    • For spring 2015, file the 2014-15 FAFSA.
    • For summer 2015, fall 2015, or spring 2016, file the 2015-16 FAFSA.
    • MAT applicants: File your FAFSA by February 1 for scholarship consideration.
  3. Students enrolled in an In-Service degree program must also complete a  2014-15 Graduate Academic Plan. (All doctoral students must submit an academic plan each year.)

IMPORTANT: If you miss the priority deadline of February 15, you can still apply for financial assistance. Complete the application materials as soon as possible. Late applications will be reviewed in the order they were received and offered aid based on funding availability.

After the forms are filed

Once you are admitted to Lewis & Clark and we receive your FAFSA information, we will review your application for financial aid. If we request additional information from you at this time, please provide it as soon as possible so that we may continue evaluating your aid application.

After we have prepared your financial aid award, it will be released to you through WebAdvisor. Take a look at some sample financial aid awards for an idea of what you can expect. You will be asked to review the Financial Aid Guide that accompanies the Award Notification, and follow the steps outlined to request your student loans.

The enrollment deposit must be paid and loan processing completed before we can process your federal student loans.

Students borrowing federal student loans must enroll in at least 3 credits each semester.

Further Information

Federal Student Aid Information Center
P.O. Box 84, Washington, D.C. 20044
General Information - 800-433-3243
Application status - 319-337-5665
Information for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (TDD) - 800-730-8913
http://studentaid.ed.gov