Scholarships & Grants for Current Undergraduate Students
Need-based financial aid is awarded on the basis of the financial need of the student. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid application (FAFSA) form as well as additional supplemental documents are used to determine your federal, state, and institutional need-based aid eligibility. How to apply for aid »
Private scholarships are awarded from various organizations, private agencies, foundations, community-based organizations, and civic groups to help worthy students meet the cost of attending college. View a list of private scholarships »
Emerson College has a number of restricted scholarships that are awarded to eligible students, according to donors' standards. All undergraduate students are automatically considered once they complete their applications for assistance. There is no separate application for restricted scholarships.
State Scholarship & Grant Programs
The following states allow their scholarships and grants to be used at Emerson:
Student residents of these states should apply for their state scholarship and grant program. Please contact your individual state program for application procedures and filing deadlines.
Students who complete their financial aid applications may be eligible and considered for the following grants:
These grants are awarded to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.
Federal Pell Grant
Students must complete the FAFSA to apply for Federal Pell Grant consideration, a federal source of assistance available to students who demonstrate financial need. Federal Pell Grant awards range from $450 to $4,731.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
FSEOG awards, a federal source of assistance granted to students with the greatest demonstrated financial need, range from $100 to $4,000 per academic year.
These awards are given to Massachusetts residents enrolled full-time who demonstrate need.
These awards are given to full-time students who are admitted to the Honors Program, and who demonstrate both financial need and academic achievement.
Emerson Enhancement Fund (EEF)
These awards are given to students with an identified financial need to enrich their collegiate experience by securing additional funding for extra-curricular programming, event attendance, creative and/or research projects. Separate application by published deadlines is required.
FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION DEADLINE
FOR CURRENT & RETURNING UNDERGRADUATES:
April 15, 2014