How to Apply
Students who are US citizens or permanent residents may apply for financial aid through the process described below. . International students are not eligible for need-based aid but are eligible for international merit-based scholarships. All incoming domestic and international students are considered for merit-based scholarships upon acceptance. There is no application for merit-based scholarships. Deadline: March 1
The FAFSA should be completed by Pratt's March1 deadline in order to ensure that you receive your package in time to make a decision. It is available online from January 2 of each year. Do not wait until you have your 2012 taxes to apply. Complete the FAFSA using estimates and then correct it after you have submitted your taxes using the assigned PIN. It is essential that you apply by March1 in order to receive your financial aid package upon acceptance in March.
How to Apply: To apply for need-based aid including student loans, you are required to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). International students are not eligible for need-based aid and may not apply using the FAFSA. See scholarship information below for international students.
What is the FAFSA? The FAFSA helps us determine your eligibility for federal, state, and institutional need-based aid. In addition, The Pratt Summer Financial Aid Application is required only for those who wish to attend summer classes and/ or study abroad. Our financial aid application process is simple and straightforward. If you follow the directions on our website, you will receive your award package early enough to enable you to make a fully informed decision. Feel free to call your financial aid counselor if you have any questions about the forms themselves or about your award. Our counselors are eager to help you learn about your eligibility for the wide range of financial aid programs available.
There are some instances where you may be required to submit additional documentation by way of verification forms. You will be advised by your counselor or mailed notice if those forms that are required.
For more information on our application process, please go to our Main Page.