International students should apply for admission by December 31 to be considered for financial aid for the following academic year, but late applications are accepted. There are two forms in addition to the admission application which must be completed to be considered for international student financial aid.
The following forms provide additional assistance and information to international students:
- Financial aid fact sheet for international students
- Information for F-1 International Students
- Employment for F-1 International Students
- What is SEVIS?
- F-1 Transfer Out Form
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United States Customs and Immigration
SEVIS I-901 Fee Information
Internal Revenue Service
The types of financial aid available to international students are need-based grants, scholarships, and campus employment. Amounts vary based on need. Admission to Cottey does not guarantee financial assistance to cover the full cost of attendance. Normally, the student and her parents are responsible for paying a portion of the costs. The student is also responsible for paying the transportation expenses and living expenses during breaks when the residence halls are closed (Christmas break, spring break, and summer).
The types of financial aid available to Canadian students are listed below. Not all students will qualify for all of these types of financial aid.
International Cottey Grant - need-based grant, minimum amount is $1,000
P.E.O. Scholarship - available through Provincial Chapters of the P.E.O. Sisterhood
Campus Employment - student will work part-time on campus and earn a paycheck
Academic Scholarship - based on ACT/SAT score and high school GPA
Athletic Scholarship - available in basketball, softball, and volleyball
Fine Arts Scholarship - available in art, dance, music, and theatre/speech