Awarded based on your financial need. This is determined by the results of your FAFSA. This is one reason we recommend all students apply for Federal Aid. RIT does not use the CSS Profile for U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens, but it is accepted for international students applying for aid.
All RIT students are eligible to work as student employees. RIT Employment awards indicate the total amount of money you may earn per semester. Students can use the RIT Job Search to find on-campus jobs and apply.
Money awarded to you by the Federal government. May come in the form of Federal Grants, Federal Loans, and/or Federal Work Study.
Work Study is a form of Student Employment. Work Study is awarded based on your financial need, as determined by the FAFSA. Work Study awards indicate the total amount of money you may earn for personal expenses each semester. Students can use the RIT Job Search to find on-campus jobs and apply.
State Aid opportunities, their application processes, and deadlines will vary from state-to-state. There may be Scholarships and/or Grants available from the state you reside in.
Contact the state education department where you reside for information about eligibility.
Outside Aid Sources
Depending on your financial need, you may want to explore Outside Aid Sources. You may be eligible for additional scholarships or loans from outside institutions and banks to assist you in affording your education.
If you have questions at any point in the process, we’re here to help.
For general questions about the financial aid process, we recommend our live chat.
For general questions about your specific situation, we recommend that you email email@example.com.
For detailed questions about your specific situation, we recommend that you call 585-475-2186.
Contacting our office by phone or email allows us to answer specific questions related to a student as long as we are able to affirm the student and the individual requesting information to protect privacy and confidentiality. Live chat is reserved only for general non-student specific information.
Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
Bausch and Lomb Center
56 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY 14623-5604