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How to Apply for Financial Aid

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Overview

  1. Aid is awarded for one course per program per academic year for Summer Programs, Online Programs, or Family Academic Programs. Academic years start July 1st.
  2. Students must be a U.S. citizen or eligible permanent resident in order to be considered for financial aid.
  3. Early applications are strongly encouraged due to limited available funds.
  4. Students with an account balance from the previous year will not be eligible for financial aid until the account is paid in full.
  5. Financial aid applicants are expected to pay the application fee and appropriate reduced deposit based on income information provided. Please review the full payment required at the time of application (PDF) based on your income for Summer and Online Programs. If the application fee is required, please note that it will be non-refundable.
  6. Students will not be assigned to a course until their financial aid application has been evaluated.

For more information, visit Financial Aid FAQs.

Summer Programs

Complete your program and financial aid application. With this application you will need to submit the income documentation listed below in PDF format. Please remember to black out or delete Social Security Numbers.

If you have already filed 2017 tax returns, please submit the following:

  • 2017 Tax Returns
    • Schedules A, C, D, E, and/or F
    • Form 4562 (if applicable)
  • 2017 W-2/1099
  • 2017 Form 482 (Puerto Rican Residents)
  • 2017 Documentation of Nontaxable Income*

If you have NOT yet filed 2017 tax returns, please submit the following:

  • 2016 Tax Returns
    • Schedules A, C, D, E, and/or F
    • Form 4562 (if applicable)
  • 2016 W-2/1099
  • 2016 Form 482 (Puerto Rican Residents)
  • 2016 Documentation of Nontaxable Income*
  • Explanation/documentation of any significant income changes (if applicable)**

*Examples of Nontaxable Income include: Social Security income, unemployment compensation, child support, etc.
**Examples of significant income changes include: unemployment, exemptions, deductions, other income, foreclosure, etc.

In addition to the required documentation, a tuition deposit plus a non-refundable $50 application fee must be sent with the program application. The tuition deposit is refundable if the applicant chooses not to participate in the program at the time the financial aid award is announced. Review the reduced deposit fees chart (PDF).

This documentation may be uploaded with your online application or via your MyCTY portal, or sent with your paper application to:

Email: ctyfinaid@jhu.edu
Fax: 410-735-6105
Mail: CTY Financial Aid
Johns Hopkins University
P.O. Box 64434
Baltimore, MD 21264

CTY may request additional documentation after we receive your application. Questions concerning financial aid should be addressed to the CTY Financial Aid Office: 800-393-6095, option #2 or ctyfinaid@jhu.edu.

Online Programs

Complete your program and financial aid application. With this application you will need to submit the income documentation listed below in PDF format. Please remember to black out or delete Social Security Numbers.

If you have already filed 2017 tax returns, please submit the following:

  • 2017 Tax Returns
    • Schedules A, C, D, E, and/or F
    • Form 4562 (if applicable)
  • 2017 W-2/1099
  • 2017 Form 482 (Puerto Rican Residents)
  • 2017 Documentation of Nontaxable Income*

If you have NOT yet filed 2017 tax returns, please submit the following:

  • 2016 Tax Returns
    • Schedules A, C, D, E, and/or F
    • Form 4562 (if applicable)
  • 2016 W-2/1099
  • 2016 Form 482 (Puerto Rican Residents)
  • 2016 Documentation of Nontaxable Income*
  • Explanation/documentation of any significant income changes (if applicable)**

*Examples of Nontaxable Income include: Social Security income, unemployment compensation, child support, etc.
**Examples of significant income changes include: unemployment, exemptions, deductions, other income, foreclosure, etc.

In addition to the required documentation, a tuition deposit plus a non-refundable $15 application fee must be sent with the program application. The tuition deposit is refundable if the applicant chooses not to participate in the program at the time the financial aid award is announced. Review the reduced deposit fees chart (PDF).

This documentation may be uploaded with your online application or via your MyCTY portal, or sent with your paper application to:

Email: ctyfinaid@jhu.edu
Fax: 410-735-6105
Mail: CTY Financial Aid
Johns Hopkins University
P.O. Box 64710
Baltimore, MD 21264

CTY may request additional documentation after we receive your application. Questions concerning financial aid should be addressed to the CTY Financial Aid Office: 800-393-6095, option #2 or ctyfinaid@jhu.edu.

Family Programs

Complete your program and financial aid application. With this application you will need to submit the income documentation listed below in PDF format. Please remember to black out or delete Social Security Numbers.

If you have already filed 2017 tax returns, please submit the following:

  • 2017 Tax Returns
    • Schedules A, C, D, E, and/or F
    • Form 4562 (if applicable)
  • 2017 W-2/1099
  • 2017 Form 482 (Puerto Rican Residents)
  • 2017 Documentation of Nontaxable Income*

If you have NOT yet filed 2017 tax returns, please submit the following:

  • 2016 Tax Returns
    • Schedules A, C, D, E, and/or F
    • Form 4562 (if applicable)
  • 2016 W-2/1099
  • 2016 Form 482 (Puerto Rican Residents)
  • 2016 Documentation of Nontaxable Income*
  • Explanation/documentation of any significant income changes (if applicable)**

*Example of Nontaxable Income includes: Social Security income, unemployment compensation, child support, etc.
**Examples of significant income changes includes: unemployment, exemptions, deductions, other income, foreclosure, etc.

This documentation may be uploaded via your MyCTY portal or sent with your paper application to:

Email: ctyfinaid@jhu.edu
Fax: 410-735-6105
Mail: CTY Financial Aid
Johns Hopkins University
P.O. Box 64710
Baltimore, MD 21264

CTY may request additional documentation after we receive your application. Questions concerning financial aid should be addressed to the CTY Financial Aid Office: 800-393-6095, option #2 or ctyfinaid@jhu.edu.

DCC

Complete the DCC's Financial Aid application and submit with:

  • a copy of your most recent Federal Income Tax Return (with all accompanying schedules & W2 forms)
  • a DCC Intake Form

Send or mail to:

Email: dcc@jhu.edu
Fax: 410-735-6200
Mail: CTY Diagnostic and Counseling Center
McAuley Hall
5801 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209

CTY may request additional documentation after we receive your application.
Questions concerning DCC financial aid should be addressed to the Diagnostic & Counseling Center: 410-735-6238 or dcc@jhu.edu