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)

PDF forms and pages on

Business/Farm Supplement, 2023-2024

Non-Custodial Parent Waiver Petition

Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2021 (PDF and printable version)

Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2021 (Webpage version)

Award Information

  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 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), 2023-2024

  International Business Farm Supplement, 2023-2024 (required of all international aid applicants whose parents own an interest in a business, 2023-2024 school year)

  International Student Financial Aid Application (ISFAA), 2023-2024

Federal Verification Forms


Miscellaneous Forms

Financial Aid Appeal Form

Federal Work-Study Program Off-Campus Application

 Independent Student Supplement

 Monthly Income/Expense Statement

 Request for Scholarship - Health

 Study Away Budget Sheet

 Non-Tax Filing Statement, 2021

Student Income Contribution Appeal Form

Parent Loans

External Website: PLUS Loan Application

External Website: PLUS Master Promissory Note On-Line

PLUS Loan Memorandum 2022-2023

Student Loans

Student Loan Chart 2022-23

Information regarding student loans for the 2023-24 academic year will be posted as soon as interest rate and loan origination fee information is available from the Department of Education.

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 March 17, 2023.