Applying for Financial Aid (Graduate Students)

Student playing guitarStep 1

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) for the appropriate year. Whittier College requires any student who wishes to receive federal or state funded financial aid to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The easiest was to complete the FAFSA is online. Applying online is safe and secure and will provide you with online edits to assist you in the completion of your FAFSA. You must apply for an FSA ID to sign the FAFSA electronically. Whittier College's school code is #001342.


Step 2

Complete the Graduate Aid Request Form and return it the Office of Financial Aid as soon as possible:

2016-2017 Graduate Aid Request Form (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017)
2015-2016 Graduate Aid Request Form (Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Summer 2016)

Step 3

New Incoming Graduate students must be admitted to Whittier College and submit a copy of their admission letter to the Office of Financial Aid.

Step 4

Continue communication with the Office of Financial Aid! All corresponding mail is sent to the permanent address on file and/or your Whittier College e-mail address (once attending classes). Information can also be found through your my.whittier.edu account. To access anything related to financial aid, please click on For Students. Check your account frequently for updates. 

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