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Financial Aid

Current Status of Financial Aid Processing:

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus, Financial Aid Services at FIT is currently working remotely. We will be continuing to process your financial aid. We recommend that any documents being sent to Financial Aid Services be attached to your email, as we will not be able to receive faxes or mail at this time.

Our financial aid email accounts are the best way to stay in contact with us. We will try to get back to you as soon as we can but due to the current situation, there may be a delay. We thank you for your patience during these times.

While we recommend using the IRS data retrieval tool on the FAFSA to submit tax information, if you choose to email a copy of your tax return we recommend blanking out all but the last four digits of any social security numbers listed on the return. PLEASE make sure to put the student's FIT ID number on the top of ALL DOCUMENTS.

If you are sending documents to Financial Aid Services, we request that you email your documents in PDF, JPEG or TIFF formats to [email protected].  An example of the 2018 IRS 1040 and the 3 schedules (that may be required) are attached. 

FIT Financial Aid Services

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?
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What aid and scholarships are available?
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Apply for Financial Aid

FAFSA Application Deadlines

2020-2021 Academic Year

Deadline for priority consideration for new, transfer, and current students: January 15, 2020.

The above deadlines listed are for "priority" consideration; you may still apply and be eligible for some programs after the deadlines.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid  (FAFSA) for the academic years is now available at fafsa.gov. Both the student and a parent will need an FSA ID  and their 2017 income tax information (for 2019-20) or their 2018 income information for 2020-2021, to complete the student's application.

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

Excelsior Scholarship

Application for the Spring 2020 Excelsior Scholarship has passed. To see more information  about the Excelsior Scholarship go to the HESC website.  

Announcements

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.

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