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Financial Aid Information for New Students

Information for New Students

Financial Aid information is found in the Linfield College Catalog.  You will also find information by navigating our Financial Aid Menu, including Linfield Scholarships and Grants, TEACH Grant, Non-Linfield Sponsored Scholarships, Financial Aid and Scholarship Links, and Student and Parent Loans, federal and private loans.


Process to Receive Financial Aid

  • As soon  as possible complete your FAFSA—Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    • 2016-2017 as soon as possible after January 1, 2016
    • 2017-2018 as soon as possible after October 1, 2016
  • You will receive an award folder from the Office of Financial Aid at Linfield College
    • Accept or decline your financial aid awards by completing and returning the enclosed award letter to the Office of Financial Aid
    • Submit all documents requested by the Office of Financial Aid, including Verification documents
    • Notify the Office of Financial Aid of all outside resources you will receive, such as private scholarships

Next Steps

  • If you accept Federal Work-Study or Campus Employment on your award letter and intend to work at Linfield you have additional steps required:
    • Apply for a job, be hired, and complete employment paper work with the Human Resource Office before you may work. Linfield does not guarantee students a job.
    • Search for job openings on Cat Connect, which requires the student to obtain their CatNet ID
  • Additional steps are required for student and/or parent loans:
  • Financial aid will be disbursed electronically for eligible students at the beginning of each semester (Fall and Spring) onto their student account.  Although, Federal Pell Grant funds will not be disbursed until after the census date of each semester.  Students can view their student account transactions on WebAdvisor under the Financial Profile tab, click on "Financial Statement."  Students attending on a full-time basis are required to be enrolled in at least 12 credits per semester to be eligible for Linfield scholarships, grants and federal student aid

Documents may be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid in the following ways:

            Linfield College, Office of Financial Aid Unit A484
            900 SE Baker Street
            McMinnville OR 97128

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