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Types of Aid

The following are descriptions of awards that may be offered to students at the GSD:

AWARD NAME

ELIGIBILITY

HOW TO APPLY

Harvard Restricted Scholarships

Varies. See the Harvard Committee on General Scholarships Website at scholarship.harvard.edu

Complete the Harvard GSD online financial aid application and submit any required supporting documentation. US Citizens and Permanent Residents must also submit the FAFSA online. See Applying for Restricted Scholarships for details.

GSD Need-Based Grant

US Citizens
Permanent Residents
International Students

For the Tier 1 Grant complete the Harvard GSD online financial aid application; US Citizens and Permanent Residents must also submit the FAFSA online. Submit parent financial information to be considered for Tier 2 Grant.

FEDERAL AWARDS                                   

Federal Work-Study

US Citizens
Permanent Residents

 

Complete the Harvard GSD online financial aid application and the FAFSA online.

Unsubsidized (Stafford Loan)

US Citizens
Permanent Residents

Complete the Harvard GSD online financial aid application and the FAFSA online.

GradPLUS Loan
Borrow up to the difference between budget and awarded aid

US Citizens
Permanent Residents

Complete the Harvard GSD online financial aid application and the FAFSA online. Involves a credit check.

US Veteran's Association Yellow Ribbon Program

Eligible Veterans

Contact the GSD Financial Aid Office to notify the school of your interest in the program, and submit a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to the GSD Financial Aid Office.

ADDITIONAL AID OPTIONS

Harvard Credit Union Loan

Borrow a maximum of $12,000 per year

US Citizens
Permanent Residents
International Students

See HUECU website at huecu.org/student-loans

Outside Scholarships

Varies

Varies. See Outside Scholarships for information.

Resources: Financial Aid: Types of Aid

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