Costs & Aid for Non-Randolph Students

How to Apply for One or Both Semesters of the 2014-2015 Academic Year

  • Complete the 2014–2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Renewal FAFSA after January 1, but before March 1. Be sure to include the Randolph College Code Number—003734.
  • Forward a signed copy of your 2013 federal income tax return and your parents' 2013 income tax return to us.
  • After you have been accepted for admission, we will forward a consortium agreement to you. The financial aid director at your "home" school must sign the form and return it to us, enabling Randolph College to process your application for aid.

Sources of Financial Aid

  • Randolph College Grant — a non-repayable combination of academic and need-based grants up to a maximum of $17,500 for a full academic year ($8,750 per semester). You must file a FAFSA to be considered for a grant.
  • Federal Pell Grant — provides up to a maximum of $5,645 (estimated).
  • Student and parent educational loan programs — Randolph College participates in several loan/payment programs. We will provide additional information to you in December.
  • For Virginia Residents - Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant. If you are currently enrolled at a private college in Virginia and you receive this grant, you may be eligible to receive the grant to attend the Randolph College Program in Reading. The grant is estimated to be $3,100 for the academic year, $1,550 for a semester; however, the final amount depends on the total amount appropriated by the General Assembly and the number of students enrolled.
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship -
    Sponsored by the US Department of State. To be eligible, students must be the recipients of a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application. See for details. Application deadlines are usually in early October for students going abroad in the spring, early March for students going abroad in the fall semester or for the full academic year.
  • Rotary International Scholarships - deadline could be as early as March of the calendar year preceding the year abroad. See for details.

  • Some General Information about Scholarships - see the Ultimate Guide to College Scholarships at

How To Apply for Spring 2014

  • The information above still applies, but the maximum amounts of the various awards are as follows: Randolph College Grant - $8,750; Pell Grant - $2,822 ; Virginia TAG grant - $1,550.

  • Submit the 2013-2014 FAFSA to Randolph College and 2012 tax returns.

We look forward to working with you as you learn more about the Randolph College study-abroad program at the University of Reading! Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.