To apply for financial aid (scholarships, grants, loans and student employment), students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than Feb. 15 to meet Hood's priority deadline. Students are strongly encouraged to complete the FAFSA on the web at www.fafsa.gov. In addition to completing the FAFSA, the internal Hood Financial Aid Application must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid.
Maryland residents who may be eligible for state funds must complete the FAFSA no later than March 1.
When completing the FAFSA, be sure to list Hood College. The Federal School Code for Hood is 002076. This number is needed when you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) it allows Hood's Office of Financial Aid to electronically download the results of your FAFSA.
If you miss the Feb. 15 priority deadline, we still encourage you to apply for financial aid. Note that applications submitted early are given first priority for limited grant funding.