100% of Georgetown College students receive aid from Financial Planning, demonstrating our commitment to make a great education affordable.
Financial planning and aid through scholarships, grants, loans and work-study can help you pay the cost of your education. 100% of GC students receive financial aid, with a total of $22 million in scholarships and aid administered annually by the college.
Admissions and the Financial Planning Office staff will partner with you to help you evaluate your costs and apply for financial assistance. During the fall, fill out the aid estimator to calculate your estimate of financial aid. Be sure to file your FAFSA promptly in order to receive your official financial planning and aid package as early as possible. Refer to the timeline below for other important dates.
Financial Planning & Aid Timeline
|January-1||Earliest date for submitting your completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is completed EVERY academic year and should be completed AS SOON AS POSSIBLE after January 1st. Even if you or your parents have not filed taxes for the previous year, the FAFSA can be completed with an ESTIMATE of those numbers.Don’t miss out on potential funding – file the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/|
|January-13 at 2pm||College Goal Sunday: For KY residents, there are various sites throughout the state that KASFAA (Kentucky Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) presents. This is an opportunity to ask one-on-one financial aid questions and get assistance in completing your FAFSA. Check the KASFAA website, www.kasfaa.com for site locations and times. Not a KY resident? No problem! Check with your state’s Higher Education organization to see about similar programs.|
|February-1||Apply for admission by this date to be considered for GC’s programs of distinction scholarships. Those include: Oxford Honors Scholarship, Christian Scholars Program, Equine Scholarship, Global Scholars, Spanish Immersion, International Baccalaureate (IB), National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) and the United States Equine Federation (USEF). If you are considering any of these programs, or would like to notify us that you are a current member of one of these associations, please contact your Admissions counselor so that they may assist you with the necessary next steps.|
|Interested in Music or Art Scholarships? Contact those department heads directly for audition and portfolio information. Auditions for Music Scholarships MUST be arranged with the Music Department prior to Feb. 15th in order to be considered for their departmental awards. Art scholarships are for both Art History and Art Studio. Portfolios must be received by the Art Department by Feb. 1st. For information on Art Scholarship portfolio requirements visit the departmental site directly at http://www.georgetowncollege.edu/art/prospective-students|
|Art Department Chair: Dr. Juilee Decker Juilee_Decker@georgetowncollege.edu|
|Music Department Chair: Dr. Heather Hunnicutt Heather_Hunnicutt@georgetowncollege.edu|
|Early March||Office of Financial Planning begins sending out complete financial aid packages to accepted students.|
|May-1||Recognized National College Enrollment Deposit Date. The date by which you should make a college choice.|