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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?

Complete your FAFSA application (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online.  For more information go to How to Apply.


Priority filing deadlines for 2018-2019
New FIT applicants and transfer students:  February 1, 2018
Current FIT students:  January 15, 2018

Excelsior Scholarship Program
Application Deadline: July 23, 2018


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

The Excelsior Scholarship application is available beginning
March 26, 2018 and is due July 23, 2018. Current Excelsior Scholarship recipients should not complete this application.

For more specific information regarding your eligibility and the requirements you need to apply you can go to our State Grants page.  In addition can go to the HESC website:

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.