A student is eligible to receive financial aid at Amherst for a total of eight semesters, providing the following requirements are met:

  • An Application for Renewal of Financial Aid must be filed by March 1 of the prior academic year. ¬†Additional information, including the International Student Financial Aid Application and other documents that may be required should also be filed by March 1.¬† Information about renewal application procedures will be distributed by the Office of Financial Aid early in the spring semester.
  • Continued demonstration of financial need, as evidenced by information submitted in the renewal application.
  • Satisfactory academic progress, as evidenced by the ability to continue in enrollment at Amherst. ¬†Students' academic records are reviewed each semester by the Committee on Academic Standing in accordance with the academic standards defined in the Amherst College Catalog.