Anytime after January 1st.
No. You may apply before you are accepted, but you will not receive a financial aid package until you are accepted.
Yes, merit scholarships are available to undergraduate day students. See the list of grants and scholarships that are available.
Yes! For information on how to apply to Alvernia as a transfer day student, go to the transfer section of the Admissions homepage.
Several. These programs include Pennsylvania State Grant, Pell Grant, and loan programs.
Read and respond! Call us with any questions and respond by the stated deadline. If you are a new undergraduate day student, send your confirmation to the Office of Admissions as soon as possible. The Office of Student Financial Planning will help you determine what combination of loans, grants and payment plan is best for you and your family.
Maybe. If Alvernia requests your tax return, we will require a Federal Tax Transcript. We will not be able to accept a copy of the Federal 1040EZ, A or 1040 you filed. You will need to request this document directly from the IRS and provide a copy to the Office of Student Financial Planning. You can request this document by going online to www.irs.gov or calling 1-800-908-9946. You can click here for a link to the IRS Tax Transcript process. Please review your requested documents on your myAlvernia and respond as quickly as possible.
Evening students are eligible to apply for three different programs: the Pell Grant, Pennsylvania State Grant and the Stafford loans. File the FAFSA and complete a Master Promissory Note if you want a Stafford loan. Learn more about Alvernia's continuing studies programs.
Don't panic. Call the Office of Student Financial Planning and we'll tell you what procedures to follow so we can help you obtain additional financial aid.
Yes. You must reapply each year.
Yes! You must pass 24 credits per year if you are a full-time undergraduate student or 18 credits per year if you are a graduate student, in addition to maintaining a minimum grade point average to keep receiving your financial aid.
No. Alvernia bills students one semester at a time and you are welcome to use our installment payment plan. For more information on our payment plan, contact the Student Billing Office.
No, for three reasons: (1) the rules change every year, (2) Alvernia requires the form even if you only want to work on campus, and (3) you just never know!