Fee Assistance Program Other Applicant Income Information
The Fee Assistance Program does not consider financial aid awarded and used for tuition, books, or fees to be part of your income. Any portion of financial aid awarded for living expenses is considered income.
Use the Financial Aid Calculator to identify the amount of aid that you were awarded for living expenses. You will need to reference your school’s Cost of Attendance sheet or similar documentation, which details the cost of tuition for the academic year, and how much students typically pay for books and fees. This information is typically found on the Financial Aid or Admissions sections of your school’s website.
If you received any financial aid, you will be required to submit a copy of your.
If your financial aid award is less than the sum of your tuition, book expenses, and fees, the application will automatically enter for the amount of your financial aid that will be considered income.
Housing and Food Assistance
Some students live with relatives or are provided housing by a relative or friend. If this living situation applies to you, select Yes.
Quantify the value of your housing and food assistance by using the Housing/Food Assistance Calculator.
Estimate what you would have paid monthly for rent based on market rates for similar housing in your area. Use the same method to estimate the amount of food assistance you received. You do not need to be exact.
If your housing assistance was provided as part of your financial aid award, or through a federal, state or local welfare program, select No. You will provide that information elsewhere in the application.
If you received housing and/or food assistance from a relative, friend, or other entity you must submit a signedthat documents the assistance you received. Use this .
Income Earned while Residing in a Country outside the United States
If you lived and worked outside of the U.S. last year and received income not reflected on your W-2 or 1099 forms, enter the amount of money you earned. Your entry must be converted to U.S. Dollars.
If you received income while residing in a country outside the United States you must submit a signedthat documents the income you earned. Use this .
For each of the following sections, if you did not receive any benefits or payments from these sources, enter for that source.
This section is used to report gifts of cash or material goods in excess of $200 combined value, which you received last year. For example, if a relative gives you $100 per month for general living expenses, enter $1,200 in this section. Similarly, record one-time gifts of cash or material goods (i.e. car, computer) using your best estimate of the value of that gift. You need not report these gifts if their combined total is less than $200.
If you received cash or other material gifts totaling more than $200 last year you must submit a signedthat documents the amount you received. Use this .
Enter the sum of all child support payments you received. Do not include information about child support payments you made.
If you received child support payments you must submit athat details the amount you received last year.
Alimony or Spousal Support
Enter the sum of alimony or spousal support payments you received. Do not include information about payments of spousal support you made.
If you received spousal support payments, you must submit a signed, formal document that details the amount you received last year.
Income or Financial Support received from other sources
Include the total amount of income or other financial support that you received last year that did not fall into one of the other categories. One example might be Veterans Administration benefits or an inheritance.
If you received income or financial support from other sources, you must submit athat details the amount you received in the previous year.
The Fee Assistance Program Application Tutorial
Contact the Fee Assistance Program
Attn: Fee Assistance Program
655 K Street N.W., Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001
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