Steps to Financial Aid
Step 1: Complete your FAFSA
If you are planning on receiving financial aid at Centra College, the first step is to complete the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) using the Centra College school code (015347) at studentaid.gov.
Step 2: Apply for Scholarships
Scholarships are often competitive and limited, so it pays to apply early!
Learn more about scholarships and outside aid
Step 3: Apply for Loans
If you are planning on borrowing federal or private loans to help fund your education, it's important to understand your options and responsibilities.
Learn more about your options and steps for receiving loans
Step 4: Apply for a Consortium
If you are taking courses at another school while attending Centra College and would like for your courses at the other school to count toward your eligibility at Centra College, you will need to complete a Consortium Agreement Form each semester.
Learn more about consortiums
Step 5: Accept your Aid
Be sure to review and accept your aid through your Student Portal before the payment arrangement deadline each semester.
Students at Centra College are not excluded from participation in a program of financial aid on grounds of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran’s status, genetic information, physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual’s ability to be successful in an academic setting or any other prohibited factor.