The Financial Aid Office provides counseling and assistance to students who do not have the necessary financial resources to accomplish their educational objectives.

How to Get Financial Aid

Know what to do when; download a helpful checklist (PDF).

  1. Know what aid is available

    Learn more about the types of aid that you may be eligible to receive while attending Evergreen:

    You may also find tax credits helpful in affording your education.

  2. Immediately after January 1st

    Complete the FAFSA every year as soon as possible for the following academic year. You need to fill out the FAFSA to be eligible for grants, loans, or work study.

    Evergreen’s Title IV code number is 008155.

  3. Before February 1st

    • New students—Apply for admission; you will apply for financial aid at the same time.

    • All studentsApply for scholarships. Scholarships are a great way to pay for school. Separate applications are required for scholarships. Most applications are due in January and February for the following year.

  4. Before March 1st

    Submit the FAFSA to meet the priority deadline, even if you or your parents haven’t filed your income taxes yet. Use estimates if you have not filed.

  5. Graduate students

    You must complete some additional financial aid steps.

  6. Sit tight

    Once we receive your FAFSA, we will review your information and determine eligibility. We will notify you if any additional information is required.

  7. Accept your financial aid

    We will notify you by email once you have an award. We will send you instructions on how to accept your financial aid.

The Financial Aid staff will make every effort to help you through the Financial Aid process.