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Financial Aid

 @HamiltonFinAid

Office of Financial Aid
800-859-4413
315-859-4962 (fax)

Types of Financial Aid

Scholarships/Grants

Scholarships and grants represent money that does not need to be repaid and account for approximately 80% of all financial aid packages. The average Hamilton scholarship for 2012-13 academic year is $33,700.

 

Need-Based Scholarships/Grants

Hamilton Endowed Scholarships account for roughly 40% of the $32.2 million scholarship budget, representing gifts from alumni and friends of the college.

Federal Pell Grants are given to students whose federally-defined expected family contribution is less than $5,082. 14.2% of Hamilton students are Pell Grant recipients.

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) Awards are based on taxable income for New York State residents.
Apply online (TAP code #0270)

 

Outside Scholarships

A student must report outside awards to the Financial Aid Office, which will first replace work-study and the loan portion of a student's financial aid package before it will affect the Hamilton College Scholarship.

Visit FastWeb and Scholarship Search to locate outside scholarship opportunities.

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