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Financial Aid

FIT is committed to providing superior education at an affordable cost and to helping you find a way to pay for it. Financial aid is available from a variety of sources from scholarships, grants, federal loans, and work-study. FIT endowed scholarships are donated to the FIT Foundation by many companies, organizations, and individuals.

How do I apply?
Who is eligible?
When do I apply?

What aid and scholarships are available?
What loans are available?

Excelsior Scholarship Application

For New York State Residents, the 2019-2020 Excelsior Scholarship Application for new applicants is now closed.  To see more information  about the Excelsior Scholarship go to the HESC website.  We will post the Spring 2020 application date as soon as it is announced.

Go to FAFSA to apply for Financial Aid.

The Spring 2020 FAFSA Priority deadline for FIT Spring 2019 applicants: October 15, 2019

The 2019-2020 FAFSA Priority filing deadline: January 15, 2019

The above deadlines listed are for "priority" consideration; you may still apply and be eligible for some programs after the deadline.  If you file late, you may be responsible for paying your bill from your own resources or setting up a payment plan with FIT and waiting for a refund once your aid is processed. Go to the FAFSA website to apply.

For state aid, please check our State Grants page to available state grant deadlines and eligibility information.

Events and Announcements

Tax Information cannot be submitted by email. You may mail, fax or bring these documents to our office.

Student Loan Scams! Recently FIT Students & Alumni have been contacted about Loan Forgiveness Programs. These are not endorsed by FIT Financial Aid Services. Please see our SCAMS page for more information.