Financial assistance consists mostly of Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loan and Direct Graduate PLUS

Financial assistance consists mostly of Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loan and Direct Graduate PLUS

  1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can complete this form right away (before you are admitted). Our FAFSA Federal School Code is “001319”.
  2. Complete a short UCSF Finaid/COLS Application on our Student Portal. Apply as soon as you receive your acceptance and student ID (SAA ID) and password in the mail. Submit your application materials and supporting documents as soon as possible in order to allow time for us to disburse your funding in time for the beginning of school. Your SAA ID is issued by the Office of Admissions and Registrar (OAR). Please call them at (415) 476-8280 if you do not receive your SAA ID and password after three weeks of your admission to UCSF.
  3. If you want to borrow a Federal Direct Loan and/or Direct Graduate PLUS loan, you need to complete the Master Promissory Note for the appropriate loan. A credit check is also required for the Direct Graduate PLUS. You can complete the loan forms and credit check even before you are admitted–this speeds up the process! Please review information about loans and complete the loan application process through .

Work-Study would potentially be available, based on availability of funds and your ability to secure a work-study job. It is not likely that work-study will be feasible for the MS-HPL students. Private loans are another option. Repayment options in the federal loan programs are generally more beneficial than those offered by private loan companies. Federal student loans are available to most students regardless of income and provide a range of repayment options including income-based repayment plans and loan forgiveness benefits, which other education loans are not required to provide.

To be eligible for federal financial aid, you must be enrolled for at least half-time as prescribed by your curriculum. If you drop below half-time, you are not eligible for any federal financial aid for that quarter.

However, interest rates on private loans, while lower in some cases, are not stable

Work-study would potentially be available, based on availability of funds and your ability to secure a work-study job. It is not likely that work-study will be feasible for the MS-HAIL participants. (Private loans are another option, but not recommended because the interest on private loans, while lower in some cases, is not stable. Repayment options in the federal loan programs are generally more beneficial than those offered by private loan companies).

To be eligible for federal financial aid, you must be enrolled for at least 2 courses (6 units) each quarter. If you enroll for only 1 class (3 units), you are not eligible for any federal financial aid for that quarter.

Please note that graduate students are no longer eligible for a Subsidized Direct Loan due to legislative changes effective

Federal student loans are available to most students regardless of income and provide a range of repayment options including income-based repayment plans and loan forgiveness benefits, which other education loans are not required to provide.

During the initial year of the MEPN program, you are not required to pay a Nonresident Supplemental Tuition. All entering students pay the same self-supporting fee. A supplemental tuition for out of state residency will be assessed when you enter the Master’s program, unless you become a California resident. (Note: fees are subject to change without notice)

During your initial year in the self-supporting program, the School of Nursing offers a MEPN Grant to qualified students. After the initial year (once you matriculate into the regular Master’s https://rksloans.com/installment-loans-ia/ coursework), you may qualify for scholarships, traineeships, fellowships, and fee remissions administered by the School of Nursing and Graduate Division. Contact the School of Nursing for more information as the school has a separate criteria for determining eligibility for these funds. The school also publicizes outside and departmental funding opportunities in its online Student Newsletters. You can also obtain information about graduate support from the Graduate Division.

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