Early Decision and Financial Aid Does applying Early Decision affect Financial Aid? I was admitted Early Decision, what if I have questions about my financial aid? What happens if the financial aid award doesn't seem as though it will work for my family? What if I have been selected for Federal Verification? When will I know what my financial aid award looks like? General Financial Aid Am I expected to borrow student loans? As an international student am I eligible for financial aid? Can I receive financial aid when I'm living on campus and not taking classes? Does Dartmouth help fund unpaid internships or research? How do I apply for financial aid? Is there an easy way to estimate how much it will cost my family for me to attend Dartmouth? What can I do if I'm not happy with my financial aid award? What if my parents are divorced or separated? What is the Expected Family Contribution (EFC)? What is the Federal Work-Study Program and how does Dartmouth help students to find employment to make up this part of their financial aid package? When is the financial aid deadline? Will I lose some financial aid if I receive an outside award/scholarship? Will my aid change after the first year? Study Abroad and Financial Aid How do I pay for a Dartmouth off-campus program? How do I pay for official exchange programs? How do I pay for transfer terms? Tax Returns What documents do I need to submit for parental tax returns? What if I have been selected for Federal Verification? Early Decision and Financial Aid The Financial Aid Office will guide you through the Federal Verification process starting in May.