FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION
Return this form to the college that provided it.
Instructions for Completing the 2020-21 International Student Financial Aid Application
The International Student Financial Aid Application is designed to gather information
from international students who are applying for financial aid at colleges and universities
in the United States. When completing the application, it is important to:
Answer all questions that apply to you and your family.
Convert all currency figures to U.S. dollars ($) before entering them on the form.
Return the form directly to the college that provided or requested it. Do not
send it to the College Board.
Some of the questions on the International Student Financial Aid Application are self-
explanatory; the instructions that follow are only provided for questions that may need
Section A—Student’s Information
This section pertains to the student who is applying for aid.
Section B—Parents’ Information
On this application, “parents” means the custodial parent(s) — the parent or parents
(or legal guardian) with whom the student lives. If the student’s biological or adoptive
parents are divorced or separated, the custodial parent(s) are the parent or parents
with whom the student has lived the most during the 12 months prior to filling the
application. If the custodial parent has remarried, “parents” includes the student’s
biological/adoptive parent and stepparent.
15. Write in the number of people who live in your parents’ household and are
supported by their income.
16. Complete all parts of this question. Include family members counted as
your dependents in question 11 and/or counted as your parents’
dependents in question 15.
Section C—Financial Information
17. Most colleges require you to submit documentation to verify information on
this form. Check with the college to determine its requirements.
Section D—Asset Information
Asset information pertains to the parents or to the student and the student’s
family if the student is married and lives independently of the parents.
Write in the value of assets and, where asked, any debt against the asset as of
the time you complete this application.
29 Write in the annual amount your family spent on the items listed. If you do
not know the actual amount, please estimate.
7. Country(ies) of citizenship
8. Expected visa type
A. Student’s Information
1. Your name
9. When do you expect to begin your studies at this college/university?
Family (surname) Given (first)
Will you be:
2. Your permanent address
attending a college/
transferring from another
university for the first time? college/university?
a returning student?
10. List below the names of the colleges and universities
to which you are applying
3. Your email address
4. Your mailing address (if different from above)
5. Your date of birth
Month Day Year
11. Your marital status
6. Place of birth (country)
Married/In a domestic partnership
If married, how many people are financially dependent on you?