Understanding Aid at Howard

Financial Aid Basics
An overview of financial aid as well as costs, eligibility and common questions.
How to Apply for Federal Aid
A step-by-step guide for applying, receiving and maintaining your eligibility for aid.
Funding Opportunities
A full list of all financial aid forms, applications, and worksheets as well as helpful links.

Paying for Howard

How to Make Payments
To help pay for your Howard education, we provide various methods for you to pay your dues.
Types of Aid
Information about the wide variety of grants, scholarships, work programs and loans available and their respective requirements.
Fill out your FAFSA
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available.

Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline For Deadline Audience Category
Opening Convocation Cramton Auditorium, 11:00 A.M. (Classes Suspended From 10:00 A.M- 1:00 P.M) Friday, September 25, 2020 All Academics
Deadline to receive 50% refund of tuition/fees Friday, September 25, 2020 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration, Financial Aid
Deadline to receive 50% refund of tuition/fees Friday, September 25, 2020 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration, Financial Aid
Deadline to receive 50% refund of tuition/fees Friday, September 25, 2020 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Student Accounts, Registration, Financial Aid
2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available Thursday, October 1, 2020 Undergraduate, Graduate, Parents Financial Aid
Preliminary Enrollment Census date Friday, October 2, 2020 All Registration, Academics

What can the Office of the Bursar help with?

  • Billing & Payment Due Date
  • Identifying Holds/Removal of Financial Holds
  • Receipt of Outside Scholarship and Direct Pay Third-Party Checks
  • Special Billing (Third-Party Contracts & Payment Plans)
  • Refunds

Questions concerning Financial Aid, including Eligibility/FAFSA/Fellowships/Scholarships/Tuition Remission/Loans & Grants, should be directed to the Financial Aid Office, located in Room 205 of the Administration Building.

finaid@howard.edu

What can the Office of Financial Aid Help With?

Questions concerning Financial Aid, including Eligibility/FAFSA/Fellowships/Scholarships/Tuition Remission/Loans & Grants, should be directed to the Financial Aid Office, located in Room 205 of the Administration Building.