Steps for Requesting Aid

Step One: File a FAFSA (required for all aid programs except Traineeship)
  • The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is a form used by the U.S. Department of Education to determine a candidate’s eligibility for aid. It collects a variety of information about your family’s finances. Every graduate candidate’s FAFSA must be filed as an Independent.
  • File the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov To have your FAFSA results sent to Georgetown College, enter our school code (001964) in the school section.
  • The FAFSA must be filed annually and can be filed after October 1 each year.
  • In order to get your funds as soon as possible and avoid service charges on your student account, we strongly recommend that you file the FAFSA at least a month prior to enrolling.
  • The FAFSA you file will be valid for the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.
  • The FAFSA must be filed to determine your eligibility for the following programs: Federal Student Loans and the Federal TEACH Grant.
Step Two: Determine the aid programs you want and for which you are eligible to apply.

Please review the programs listed below under "Aid Programs" to determine your eligibility and decide if they are best for you. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Financial Planning office at 502-863-8027.

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