What do I need to do to be considered for need-based grant aid?

In order to be considered for need-based institutional grant aid, all applicants are encouraged to complete the HDS Application for Financial Aid, which becomes available to all MDiv and MTS applicants in mid-January. U.S. Citizens and eligible non-citizens will be required to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the HDS Application for Financial Aid. The FAFSA can be submitted after January 1 (its available as of October 1, 2021) of the year you intend to apply for admission. The deadline for applying for need-based financial aid is generally in mid-February