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Student jobs on campus are funded by Grinnell College and the Federal Government. Many jobs are available on campus for students with or without demonstrated financial need. Students who work eight or nine hours a week can expect to earn about $2,200 during the academic year. Total earnings will depend on the number of hours worked.
Outside scholarships are scholarships with no affiliation to Grinnell College. However, if you receive financial aid from the College and are awarded an outside scholarship, you must report it to the Office of Student Financial Aid.
All applicants to Grinnell College are considered for merit scholarships. There is no separate application, but priority consideration for scholarships is given to students who submit their application for admission by December 1.
Grinnell College offers three categories of merit scholarships; each scholarship may be awarded to more than one student:
Current students: All materials required to apply for need-based financial aid for the 2015-2016 academic year are due April 15, 2015. Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid if you have questions.
Due to the high volume of document uploads, the College Board's IDOC service is experiencing delays in it's processing. This will cause some delay in Grinnell receiving your information, but Grinnell will have access to the date you uploaded the documents to IDOC. There is no need to worry about missing a deadline due to IDOC delays.
What does this mean for you? It may be some time before you see that your documents appear as "Received" in the online Financial Aid Office on the Services tab of PioneerWeb.
The CSS PROFILE is NOT required for the 2015-16 returning student financial aid application process. Watch your email for detailed instructions on re-applying for your need-based financial aid. A postcard with instructions is being sent to your home address, and details are also available on the Returning Student Apply for Aid page.