Financial Aid Forms

These forms are formatted as Adobe Acrobat PDF (portable document format) files. If you have trouble opening them, you may need to download the free Acrobat Reader.

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, 2021-2022

Non-Custodial Parent Waiver Petition

Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2019 (PDF and printable version)

Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2019 (Webpage version)

Award Information

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

  Sibling Enrollment Verification Form

  Non-Tax Filing Statement, 2019

Student Income Contribution Appeal Form

Parent Loans

External Website: PLUS Loan Application

External Website: PLUS Master Promissory Note On-Line

 PLUS Loan Memorandum 2021-2022

Student Loans

 Student Loan Chart 2021-22

Student Loan Request Form 2021-22

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 April 5, 2021.