Once you are admitted to Stanford GSB, we will provide you with all the information and guidance you need to apply for financial aid.
You will renew your financial aid application each year you are enrolled.
Required Application Materials
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Free Application for Federal Student Aid
All U.S. citizens or permanent resident aid applicants must complete the FAFSA. There is no processing fee and the FAFSA is required for all federal student aid eligibility. The FAFSA will ask you to report the prior year’s tax information.
All admitted students who want to be considered for a Stanford GSB fellowship and/or loans must complete the institutional application. You are expected to provide information for yourself and, if applicable, your spouse. There is no processing fee.
Tax Returns or Statements
If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, you will provide signed copies of your completed U.S. federal tax returns for the prior two years to the financial aid office, including copies of all schedules and copies of your W-2 forms. If applicable, you will submit copies of your spouse’s information as well.
If you are an international student, provide copies of your tax statements for the last two years from all countries in which you worked, including wage statements, to the financial aid office.
More details about submitting your tax forms will be provided once you are admitted to Stanford GSB.
Once you’ve completed the required forms, we determine your financial need and the amount of aid we can offer. The Stanford GSB Financial Aid Office defines “need” as:
You may be notified by our office to submit additional forms in order to complete the financial aid application process.