Stanford University Financial Aid

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

January 02, 2020

Awarded By

Stanford University

Award Amount

Last year, the average need-based scholarship for Stanford undergraduate students was $50,313. Awards are renewable for up to four full years of undergraduate study. Students seeking award renewal must maintain satisfactory academic progress and update their financial information annually.


The number of scholarships varies based on the number of qualified undergraduate students enrolled each year. Last year, 3,255 need-based scholarships were provided to Stanford University undergraduates.

Additional Information

While admissions to Stanford are merit-based and highly competitive, financial aid applications are solely need-based and non-competitive. All students from families earning less than $65,000 will receive scholarships to fund tuition, room, and board. Students from families making up to $125,000 per year will have 100% of their tuition provided through Stanford's generous financial aid programs. Students who come from families earning more than that amount may also be eligible for slightly reduced financial aid packages.

Deadline Info

All undergraduate students who are accepted to Stanford University and complete the financial aid application will be eligible for need-based financial aid. To apply for admissions, students must co ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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