Wheaton offers limited need-based financial aid to international students based on a combination of financial need and academic performance. Applicants who wish to be considered for financial aid must file the 2020 – 2021 International Student Financial Aid Application (pdf) by the financial aid deadline of the admission decision plan they have chosen (please refer to the table below). In addition, all applicants for admission must also complete the 2020 – 2021 International Student Certification of Finances form (pdf).

Please note: the financial aid deadline for international students who wish to apply through Wheaton’s Early Action admission program is November 15.  The financial aid deadline for international students who wish to apply through Wheaton’s Regular Decision admission program is January 15.

Wheaton offers an academic scholarship program to recognize outstanding secondary school achievement. Citizens of any country are eligible for these funds which range in value from U.S. $40,000 to U.S. $160,000 over the course of a student’s four years at Wheaton (annual value $10,000 to $40,000). In addition, Wheaton offers a limited number of International Student Scholarships ranging from to $5,000 to $15,000, renewable each year, to students who have excelled in the classroom and in extracurricular activities and/or community service. The Admission Committee selects scholarship recipients from the general applicant pool; no additional application is necessary.

Deadlines for Applying for Need-based Financial Aid

Application deadlines
Application Plan Deadline
Early Decision 1 Nov. 15
Early Action Nov. 15
Early Decision 2 Jan. 15
Regular Decision fall entry Jan. 15
Regular Decision spring entry Nov. 15
Transfer fall entry May 1
Transfer spring entry Nov. 15
Returning Students April 20