Institutional Aid

Basic Eligibility Requirements for Financial Aid Offers

Students at UConn Health can apply for the Federal Direct Loan Program, Institutional Aid, and Scholarships. As a first step to be considered for these programs, students must submit the annual Free Application for Federal Student Aid “FAFSA”, made available to the public on October 1 every year. To complete FAFSA, go to the Federal Student Aid website. Additionally, students are required to meet a satisfactory academic progress (SAP).

Students who wish to be considered for institutional aid must also complete the university’s Institutional Aid Application. This application requires the student to provide both their and their parent’s wage and tax information.  The only exception made is if a student has legal dependents that they support more than 50%. Students will be required to submit copies of income tax documents including all required schedules for themselves and their parents, as well as W-2 forms. Institutional funds are awarded to students who meet the application deadline and on the basis of financial need. Because of this, it is important that students meet the institution’s application deadline.


The Office Student Financial Aid Services will review all submitted paperwork to assess student’s need based on income tax documents, W-2 Forms, household size, number of students in college and asset information reported on FAFSA. Students will also be asked to complete an Institutional Aid Application to verify information reported on FAFSA.


To be considered for institutional aid, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Submit an application for institutional aid (Institutional Aid Verification Form)
  • Submit appropriate tax forms (1040s, W2s)
  • Meet institutional deadlines

Tuition Remission

The Tuition Remission program is considered a grant and does not need to be paid back.

University Loan

The University Loan allows students to have access to funds at a fixed annual rate of 5%, and students will have 10 years to repay this loan. This loan is eligible for deferment while in school and residency.