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 2021 – 2022 International Student Financial Aid Application 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 2021 – 2022 International Student Certification of Finances form.
These forms can be found on the Forms and Resources page.
Please note: the financial aid deadline for international students who wish to apply through Wheaton’s Early Action admission program is December 1. The financial aid deadline for international students who wish to apply through Wheaton’s Regular Decision admission program is February 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 $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 for International Students
|Early Decision 1||Nov. 20|
|Early Action||Dec. 1|
|Early Decision 2||Jan. 15|
|Regular Decision fall entry||Feb. 15|
|Regular Decision spring entry||Nov. 15|
|Transfer fall entry||May 1|
|Transfer spring entry||Nov. 15|
|Returning Students||April 20|