Financial Aid Forms

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First Year and Transfer Applicants

Web forms external to the Amherst College Website

College Board web forms at
CSS PROFILE Form (College Board Website)

US Department of Education Information and web forms:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (US Department of Education Website)

2024-25 FAFSA Submission Update: by July 1 for first time enrolling students

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Business/Farm Supplement, 2024-2025

Parent 2 (Non-Custodial) Parent Waiver Petition

Petition For Dependency Override

Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2022 (PDF and printable version)

Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2022 (Webpage version)

Financial Aid Offer Information

Disclosures Required by Federal Law and Further Information

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“Amherst Only” Financial Aid (Webpage version)

 “Amherst Only” Financial Aid (PDF and printable version)

Fees for the 2023-2024 Academic Year (Webpage version)

 Fees for the 2023-2024 Academic Year (PDF and printable version)

International Students 


International Student Financial Aid Application (ISFAA), 2024-2025

International Business Farm Supplement, 2024-2025 (required of all international aid applicants whose parents own an interest in a business, 2024-2025 school year)

International Student Rental Income Form 2024-2025 (required of all international aid applicants whose parents own rental real estate)

Federal Verification Forms


Miscellaneous Forms

Financial Aid Appeal Form

Federal Work-Study Program Off-Campus Application

Independent Student Supplement

January Review Information Worksheet

Monthly Income/Expense Statement

Request for Scholarship - Health

Study Away Budget Sheet

Non-Tax Filing Statement, 2022 (2024-25 academic year)

Student Income Contribution Appeal Form

Parent Loans

External Website: PLUS Loan Application

External Website: PLUS Master Promissory Note On-Line

PLUS Loan Memorandum 2024-25

Student Loans

Student Loan Chart 2024-25

Student Loan Request Form 2024-25

Federal Direct Stafford Loans

External Website: Direct Loan Entrance Counseling (required of all first time Direct Loan borrowers)

External Website: Direct Loan Master Promissory Note

Amherst College Loans

 Amherst Student Loan Application Disclosure Statement

Exit Counseling

External Website: Direct Loan Exit Counseling (required of all graduating borrowers)

Student Loan Exit Counseling Memorandum

Other Helpful Links

Student Emergency Fund

Student Billing Information: Student Accounts Office

External Website: Finaid! The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

External Website: The U.S. Department of Education College Affordability and Transparency Center

This page was last updated May 20, 2024.