Aid Programs at St. John’s
St. John’s University Student Financial Services administers
federal, state and university aid programs, as well as a
limited number of privately funded scholarships. The office draws
on these programs when making up student financial aid
The Federal Pell Grant program is the core federal student aid
program. The Office of Student Financial Services acts as the
on-campus administrator for this program, but students apply
through the federal processor.
Other programs, such as Federal Perkins Loans, Federal Supplemental
Educational Opportunity Grants (SEOG) and Federal Work-Study, are
called campus-based programs because they are entirely administered
by the school. Every year, the Department of Education allocates a
specific amount of funds to the University for these programs.
These funds are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. When
the money is depleted, no further funds are available for the
The Office of Student Financial Services also coordinates the
Federal Direct Loan Program, the National Health Professions Loan
Program and the New York State Tuition Assistance Program
All financial aid programs are contingent upon federal,
state and institutional appropriations and regulations. The
University reserves the right to adjust awards.
Unless otherwise indicated, the financial aid offer is based on
The financial aid award(s) may be adjusted if the student enrolls
less than full time.