A Bard College financial aid package may be renewed annually as long as the proper forms are filed on time, the student or the student's family continues to demonstrate financial need, and the student remains in good academic standing. Please note that renewal applications for financial aid will not be processed until all required documents are received. See below for a list of forms and deadlines.
Requirements for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Bard requires that all students seeking financial aid complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This must be submitted in order to receive any type of financial assistance. More on FAFSA
- CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE: All students requesting aid must fill out the College Scholarship Service (CSS)/Financial Aid PROFILE. This form must be submitted in order to receive any financial aid from Bard College. More about CSS
- Noncustodial Parent's PROFILE: Whether the parents of the applicant are divorced, separated, or were never married, the noncustodial parent will be expected to complete the Noncustodial Parent's PROFILE after the student has completed the CSS PROFILE. This form is typically required when an applicant applies for financial aid for the first time.