Frances Perkins Admission Applicants
Applicants admitted to the Frances Perkins program will receive the Frances Perkins Tuition Scholarship.* No financial aid application is required.
How to apply for financial aid in addition to the Tuition Scholarship
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
File the FAFSA to apply for federal and state grants and loans.
Applicants for fall semester, 2021 : March 5, 2021
Applicants for spring semester, 2021: November 5, 2020
International and undocumented or DACA students
Current Frances Perkins Students
Current students with the Frances Perkins Tuition Scholarship do not need to reapply for the Tuition Scholarship.To apply for federal and state grants and loans, U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents must complete the FAFSA. To apply for College loan or campus employment, undocumented or DACA students should file the CSS Profile and provide verification of income directly to our office.
There is an additional requirement for commuting students. Frances Perkins enrollment information, asks you to enter the number of credits that you plan to enroll in for the fall and the spring semesters. This allows us to build a financial aid budget for you.
Complete the “Frances Perkins Credit Enrollment Form” on your financial aid status page in your admission application.
Complete the "Frances Perkins (FP) Enrollment Questions" in the “Application Requirements & Messages” menu option in Financial Aid Online.
*Former Frances Perkins students: Frances Perkins students who enrolled prior to the spring semester of 2014 and who left Mount Holyoke prior to completing the degree, are not eligible for the Frances Perkins Tuition Scholarship if they are readmitted to the College. However, they may apply for need based financial aid from the College as well as apply for federal financial aid. Financial aid requirements should be completed by February 15.