Financial Aid

Financial Aid for Graduate Students

Paper FAFSA forms may be obtained at the Lehman College Financial Aid Office, Shuster Hall, Room 136. Electronic FAFSA may be submitted on the web at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

Aid
Programs
Maxium Annual Amount Maximum
Total Amount
Program of Study Application Deadline Eligibility
Requirements
Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized) $20,500 $138,500 Combined Undergraduate & Graduate All Majors FAFSA and a Federal Direct Master Promissory Note (MPN) Last day of semester Financial Need, except for Unsubsidized Loans.
Federal Perkins Loans $6,000 $40,000 Combined Undergraduate & Graduate All Majors FAFSA and a Federal Perkins Promissory Note. Indicate interest on FAFSA Last day of semester Financial Need. Awarded on first come, first serve basis; limited funding
NYS Regents Professional Opportunity Scholarships $5,000 4 Years Certain Professional Fields NYS Education Department Scholarship Processing Unit Education Building Annex Room 1078 Albany, New York 12234.
518-486-1319.
May 1 of the academic year for which aid is sought. NYS Residency. Priority Given to Disadvantaged and Underrepresented Populations
Jacob Javits Fellows Program $30,000 Stipend, plus tuition and fees Arts, Humanities, Social Science FAFSA and fellows program application
202-502-7542
Currently, October 3 of academic year for which aid is sought. Academic Merit
Federal Work-Study (FWS) $4000 All Majors FAFSA Last day of semester Financial Need. Awarded on first come, first serve basis; limited funding.
NYS Vietnam/Persian Gulf Veteran's Awards $4,287.50 6 semesters Full Time; 12 semesters Part Time All Majors FAFSA and TAP applications plus V/PG VA Supplement Application. For additional Veteran's information, call Charles Mayer
718-960-8938
May 1 of the academic year for which aid is sought. NYS Residency and document service (DD-214)

Teach Grant Program

Initial Application (first time applicant) [PDF]

Renewal Application [PDF]

$4,000 per year
$8,000 Teacher certification program in select fields FAFSA application and an electronic Agreement to Serve contract (as a teacher in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves from low-income families.) Last day of semester Have and maintain a minimum of a 3.25 G.P.A.

Last modified: Jun 13, 2012

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