To be considered for financial aid (grants, scholarships, student loans, and work-study), Purdue Polytechnic Institute students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSAs are available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Purdue University also offers complete financial aid information at their Division of Financial Aid Services web site www.purdue.edu/DFA.
- High school diploma or GED
- Home schooled students must pass a test approved by the Dept. of Education (i.e., ACT)
- U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
- Admitted to the University and enrolled in a degree-seeking program
- Valid social security number
- Reasonable academic progress
- Not convicted of drug offense
- Not in default on a student loan or owe a grant repayment
- Registered for Selective Service (if required)
- Pell Grants can be awarded to students who are less than half time
- State aid from Indiana generally requires full-time enrollment (12 hours)
- Temporary (non-degree) students are not eligible for aid
How to Apply:
- Complete the FAFSA or Renewal (online at www.fafsa.ed.gov), MARCH 1, is the priority date for filing.
- List Purdue University, DFA, SCHL, 475 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2050 as the school you will attend. The Title IV code number for Purdue University is 001825 .
- Complete any additional documentation if requested by Purdue's Division of Financial Aid.
Important: Purdue Polytechnic at Columbus students are admitted to Purdue Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University. Financial aid, including student loans, will be administered by Purdue University, rather than through IUPU Columbus.
Students who drop classes or withdraw from the university prior to the end of the 4th week of classes may be required to repay all or a portion of the funds they were awarded.
Check myPurdue weekly to check your financial aid.
Visit www.fastweb.com on the Web to view a national database of private scholarship resources.
Division of Financial Aid 765-494-5050 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Children of Disabled Verteran (CDV) & Veteran Affairs (VA)
Child of Disabled Veteran (CDV) benefits are for 124 credit hours.
Non-degree students may receive CDV benefits for a maximum of 12 credit hours.
You MUST :
- Notify the Purdue University Division of Financial Aid Office at email@example.com each semester that you want to use CDV benefits.
- Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSAs are available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov .
- Complete an Application for Remission of Fees For a Child of a Disabled Indiana Veteran
If you need to speak with someone about your eligibility please contact:
Lead VA Certifying Official
VA Certifying Official
Veteran Affairs St. Louis Office www.gibill.va.gov
Transferring Aid To/From Purdue
It is a common misunderstanding that when you transfer from one university to another you can "take" your financial assistance "with" you. This is not so!
Follow this link to Purdue University Division of Financial Aid to get instructions on how to transfer aid: