Financial Aid Forms

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First Year and Transfer Applicants

Web forms external to the Amherst College Website 

College Board Webforms at

College Scholarship Service (CSS) PROFILE Form (College Board Website)
Non-Custodial Parent PROFILE (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

  Business/Farm Supplement, 2017-2018
  Non-Custodial Parent Waiver Petition

  Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2015 (PDF and printable version)

Tax Filing Requirements and Proper Filing Status - 2015 (Webpage version)

Award Information

  Notes Concerning Your Financial Aid Award, 2017-18 (PDF and printable version)

  Disclosures Required by Federal Law and Further Information
"Amherst Only" Financial Aid (Webpage version)
  "Amherst Only" Financial Aid (PDF and printable version)
Fees for the 2017-2018 Academic Year (Webpage version)
  Fees for the 2017-2018 Academic Year (PDF and printable version)

International Students 

  International Certification of Finances, 2017-2018 (required of international students admitted who will not be applying for financial aid for the 2017-2018 school year)
  International Business Farm Supplement, 2017-2018 (required of all international aid applicants whose parents own an interest in a business, 2017-2018 school year)

Federal Verification Forms


Miscellaneous Forms

  Independent Student Supplement
  Monthly Income/Expense Statement

Sibling Enrollment Form, 2017-18

  Study Away Budget Sheet
  Parent Non-Tax Filing Statement, 2015
  Student Non-Tax Filing Statement, 2015
  Student Income Contribution Appeal, 2017-18

Parent Loans

PLUS Master Promissory Note On-Line
PLUS Loan Memorandum, 2017-2018

Student Loans

Student Loan Chart, 2017-18

Federal Direct Stafford Loans

Direct Loan Entrance Interview  (required of all first time Direct Loan borrowers)
Direct Loan Master Promissory Note

Amherst College Loans

  Amherst Student Loan Application Disclosure Statement
  Private Education Loan Self Certification

Exit Counseling

Direct Loan Exit Counseling (required of all graduating borrowers)
Student Loan Exit Counseling Memorandum

Amherst/Perkins Loan Exit Counseling Information Form

Other Helpful Links

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This page was last updated September 13, 2017.