The Financial Aid Office uses the FAFSA application to determine eligibility for need-based and non-need based awards. Financial aid award packages generally consist of a combination of federal, state, and institutional grants, as well as federal direct loans. In addition to grants and loans, students may also qualify for work-study, scholarships and tuition waivers.
The video to the right explains the types of federal aid that are available.
Below are the most common types of aid that are available at Fort Lewis College:
How to apply: Student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
>How to apply: Student must complete the ;Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.
How to apply: Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Details about how to apply, how awards are determined, amounts, criteria for eligibility for the FLC Merit, New Mexico Reciprocal and Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) scholarships and standards for keeping the award can be viewed on the Fort Lewis College Scholarships website. Details about the Foundation and Departmental Scholarships can be viewed on the Foundation Scholarships website. The deadline for Foundation and Departmental scholarships is February 1st.
All standards can be viewed in the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.
The Native American Tuition Waiver is not considered financial aid. Qualified Native American students will be admitted to Fort Lewis College tuition free, but are still responsible for purchasing books, paying college fees, and on-campus room and board expenses. To learn more about this waiver, please visit the Native American Tuition Waiver page
These are awarded by third parties that are not associated with Fort Lewis College. Students are responsible for researching and applying for these scholarships. Award criteria, amounts, and criteria for renewal are at the discretion of the agency providing the award.