Financial Aid Forms

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First Year and Transfer Applicants

Web forms external to the Amherst College Website: 

College Board Webforms at
CSS PROFILE Form (College Board Website)

US Department of Education Information and Webforms at
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (US Department of Education Website)

PDF forms and pages on

  Business/Farm Supplement, 2018-2019

  Non-Custodial Parent Waiver Petition

  Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2016 (PDF and printable version)

Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2016 (Webpage version)

Award Information

  Notes Concerning Your Financial Aid Award, 2018-19 (PDF and printable version)

Word document icon  Notes Concerning Your Financial Aid Award, 2018-19 (Microsoft Word .doc for screen-reader access)

  Disclosures Required by Federal Law and Further Information

Word document icon  Disclosures Required by Federal Law and Further Information (Microsoft Word .doc for screen-reader access)

“Amherst Only” Financial Aid (Webpage version)

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

Fees for the 2018-2019 Academic Year (Webpage version)

  Fees for the 2018-2019 Academic Year (PDF and printable version)

International Students 

  International Certification of Finances, 2018-2019 (required of international students admitted who will not be applying for financial aid for the 2018-2019 school year)

   International Business Farm Supplement, 2018-2019 (required of all international aid applicants whose parents own an interest in a business, 2018-2019 school year)

Federal Verification Forms


 Dependent Student Verification Worksheet, 2018-2019

 High School Completion, Identity, and Statement of Educational Purpose, 2018-2019

Miscellaneous Forms

 Federal Work-Study Program Off-Campus Application

  Independent Student Supplement

  Monthly Income/Expense Statement

  Request for Scholarship - Health

  Study Away Budget Sheet

  Parent Non-Tax Filing Statement, 2016

  Student Non-Tax Filing Statement, 2016

  Student Income Contribution Appeal, 2018-19

Parent Loans

External Webiste: PLUS Master Promissory Note On-Line

 PLUS Loan Memorandum, 2018-2019

Student Loans

 Student Loan Chart, 2018-19

Student Loan Request Form

Federal Direct Stafford Loans:

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

External Website: Direct Loan Master Promissory Note

Amherst College Loans:

  Amherst Student Loan Application Disclosure Statement

  Private Education Loan Self Certification

Exit Counseling:

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

Student Loan Exit Counseling Memorandum

Amherst/Perkins Loan Exit Counseling Information Form

Other Helpful Links

Student Billing Information: Student Accounts Office

External Website: Finaid! The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid


This page was last updated May 17, 2018.