What do returning students need to know about applying for Financial Aid at Georgia Tech?
- The Financial Aid application process is annual.
- Returning students apply for financial aid through the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid by completing two forms for the upcoming Financial Aid year:
Georgia Tech Application for Scholarships and Financial Aid (GTAPP)
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) School Code: 001569
For the 2017-2018 academic year, both forms must be received in the financial aid office by the January 31 deadline for priority consideration. Detailed information about the application process and next steps can be found at Application Steps.
If forms are completed after the priority consideration deadline, you will be considered for entitlements only (ex: federal loans, HOPE/Zell, outside scholarships). Please contact your Financial Aid Adviser for additional consideration, which will be reviewed case-by case.
Note: CSS PROFILE is not required for returning students.
- Use of the IRS data retrieval tool is strongly encouraged when completing the FAFSA. Please review application tips when completing the FAFSA.
- You can and should continue looking for outside scholarships. We have a listing of outside scholarships currently accepting applications available.
- Any income earned from work under a cooperative education program (CO-OP) offered by a postsecondary institution is excluded from need analysis in the determination of the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), therefore co-op earnings do not negatively affect eligibility. Make sure to include your co-op earnings on the FAFSA under Student’s Additional Financial Information.
Page last reviewed/updated 09/28/16