The Financial Aid Office at Eastern Connecticut State University assists parents and students who might not otherwise be able to meet their educational expenses. The staff in the Financial Aid Office is available to assist students, both current and prospective, in determining their eligibility for available financial aid.
|When filing the 2015-16 on-line FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov please use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool when completing the FAFSA to pull your tax return data directly from the IRS into your FAFSA. If you can't use this tool because you haven't filed your tax return, access the IRS website to print your Tax Return Transcript in case we require it for documentation.|
|Be sure to respond to requests for financial documentation immediately so we can provide your financial aid notification!
Once you've received your financial aid notification, please accept your aid by accessing eWeb at http://eweb.easternct.edu.
|The 150% Subsidized Loan Limit Explained , is a web article that helps explain the subsidized loan limit and how it affect students.|
|Beginning with the 2014-15 award year, the ECSU Foundation will make its resources, previously awarded as “Competitive Scholarships”, directly available to the Office of Financial Aid to help fund scholarships for new and returning students as part of the annual financial aid award cycle. Students are encouraged to file the FAFSA by March 1 to receive the best consideration for available aid and those students currently receiving “Competitive Scholarships” need only meet the donor’s criteria for renewal. There will no longer be a separate “Competitive Scholarship” application process.”|
|Students awarded financial aid must “accept” their awards through eWeb Services in order for the awards to be applied to their student account. ACCEPT TODAY!!|
|The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven provides a listing of several scholarships that students may be available. Please check their website to see if you are eligible for any.
|MassMutual Scholars Program
This scholarship is open to students entering sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university. Application deadline is March 31, 2015. Please check the website for full qualification guidelines.
|Buick Achievers Scholarship
This scholarship is open to first time freshmen planning on studying in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Application deadline is February 27, 2015. Please check the website for full qualification guidelines.
|Remote DBA Scholarship
Remote DBA will award a scholarship of $3,500 to an outstanding college student pursuing studies in computer science or computer engineering with a demonstrated interest in the fields of database administration or data science. Please check the website for more information.