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Financial Aid

Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

Requirement

Timeframe


Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

  • Sign in to FAFSA.ed.gov. Include our school code (E01254) and classify yourself as a Graduate/Professional Student pursuing a Graduate/Professional Degree.

January - May


Receive award letter from GCOP; complete and return

  • A = Accept; C = Change; D= Decline; indicate changes by writing the desired amount next to each loan
  • Sign and date form at the bottom
 May – June

Receive Federal Aid and Prior Balances Authorization Form; complete and return

  • Recommended option: Box #1 (loans, scholarships, and other aid is applied to your account to pay for tuition and fees; all remaining funds are disbursed directly to you as a refund)
  • Sign and date the form at the bottom
 May – July

Sign in to www.StudentLoans.gov to complete:

  • Entrance Loan Counseling
  • MPN (Master Promissory Note) for Direct Unsubsidized Loan
  • MPN for Direct Grad PLUS Loan
  • Additional requirements for the Grad PLUS Loan after credit check, if required
May – July

 

Sign up for Direct Deposit

  • In July, you will receive instructions by email about how to activate your ETSU account. Follow those steps to set up Direct Deposit for your financial aid refund.
July

 Receive your financial aid
August

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