Financial Aid Calendar

Financial Aid Calendar 2016-17

June 1

Applications for admissions accepted for the 2016-17 academic year

September 1

Competitive scholarship applications available here.

October 1
FAFSA opens for fall 2017 applicants
October 6-8
Campus Preview Weekend
November 15
Early action deadline & competitive scholarship applications due.
To be considered for any of our competitive scholarships, you must meet the specified qualifications and complete your application for admission through the early action process.
December 15
All admissions decisions for early action applicants are released. Admitted students will receive a financial aid package.
January 1
The FAFSA may be submitted to the Department of Education. . The earliest applications received will get priority when scholarships and grants are awarded. From January 1 – April 15, you can download your taxes into the FAFSA after you have submitted them to the IRS.
(The school code for Covenant College is 003484.)
January 20
Competitive scholarship finalists announced
February 1
Regular decision admissions deadline
February 10-11
Scholarship weekend for Maclellan & Wilberforce scholarships
February 24-25
Presidential Scholars Weekend
March 1
Admissions decisions for regular decision applicants are released
March 15
Financial aid packages are sent for regular decision applicants
March - June
Returning students receive financial aid award.
March 30 - April 1
Campus Preview Weekend
April 15
Students and parents update FAFSA on the web using completed tax information.
May 1
$300 enrollment deposit due
June 1
Financial Aid files, including verification, must be completed.
July - August
Student employment contracts and information e-mailed to student’s Covenant account.


Important: all items must reach the financial aid office by the date listed, not postmarked by the date.


Please note: The Student Accounts office calendar is available here.


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