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Application Dates & Deadlines

To review how to apply for financial aid, see Apply for Financial Aid.

As you review financial aid deadlines, we encourage you to review deadlines for scholarships and special programs such as the Partnership Program as these deadlines are different. See Scholarships & Grants or The Partnership Program for more information.


Financial Aid Award Letters

Financial aid award letters will be emailed beginning May 15th for students who have completed a FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by the May 1 priority deadline. Financial aid applications submitted after the priority deadline after the May 1st deadline will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

A financial aid award letter will include:

  • Any scholarships that have been awarded
  • Any funding from other sources as reported by the student
  • A student’s loan eligibility

After receiving an award letter, the student must complete and sign the Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. New borrowers at GCTS must also sign a promissory note and complete a loan counseling tutorial. Refer to Apply for Financial Aid for more information about how to complete the promissory note and loan counseling tutorial.


Hamilton Campus

Fall 2021 Application Schedule

Gordon-Conwell Scholarships

February 1, 2021 Applications due for GCTS Merit Scholarships
See Scholarships and Grants for descriptions and applications.
April 15, 2021 Applications due for Partnership Program
See Partnership Program for more details and application. See Pierce-Fellowship for more details and application.

Student Loans

May 1, 2021 Priority deadline to apply for student loans. Complete the FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by this date. See Apply for Financial Aid for instructions. Applications received after May 1st will be processed on an ongoing basis.
May 15, 2021 Financial aid award letters will be emailed beginning May 15 for students who have completed financial aid applications on or before May 1st. Award letters for students applying after May 1st will be issued on an ongoing basis.
July 15, 2021 Complete Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. Complete promissory note and entrance counseling at studentaid.gov.
September 2021 Student loans are disbursed two to three weeks after the start of the semester.

 


Hamilton Campus

Spring 2021 Application Schedule

For Students New to Financial Aid

December 1, 2020 Priority deadline to apply for student loans for spring semester. Complete the FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by this date.
December 15, 2020 Complete Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. Complete promissory note and entrance counseling at studentaid.gov.
February 2021 Student loans are disbursed two to three weeks after the start of the semester.

Gordon-Conwell Scholarships

September 15, 2020 Applications due for Partnership Program
See Partnership Program for more details and application. See Pierce-Fellowship for more details and application

 

To review how to apply for financial aid, see Apply for Financial Aid.

As you review financial aid deadlines, we encourage you to review deadlines for special programs such as the Partnership Program as these deadlines are different. See The Partnership Program for more information.


Financial Aid Award Letters

Financial aid award letters will be emailed beginning May 15th for students who have completed a FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by the May 1st priority deadline. Financial aid applications submitted after the priority deadline of May 1st will be evaluated as soon as they are received.

A financial aid award letter will include any funding from other sources (as reported by the student) and the  student’s loan eligibility. After receiving an award letter, the student must complete and sign the Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. New borrowers at GCTS must also sign a master promissory note and complete a loan counseling tutorial. Both are done online. Instructions will be included with your award letter.


Boston Campus

Fall 2021 Application Schedule

Gordon-Conwell Scholarships

April 15, 2021 Applications due for Partnership Program
See Partnership Program for more details and application. See Pierce-Fellowship for more details and application

 

May 1, 2021 Priority Deadline to apply for student loans. Complete the FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by this date. See Apply for Financial Aid for instructions.
May 15, 2021 Financial aid award letters will be emailed beginning May 15th for students who completed the FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by the May 1st priority deadline.
July 15, 2021 Complete Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. Complete promissory note and entrance counseling at studentaid.gov
September 2021 Student loans are disbursed two to three weeks after the start of the semester.

 


Boston Campus

Spring 2021 Application Schedule

For Students New to Financial Aid

December 1, 2020 Priority Processing Deadline for students applying for Title IV funds (loans).  The FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application should be completed by this date as instructed here.
December 15, 2020 Complete Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. Complete promissory note and entrance counseling at studentloans.gov.
February 2021 Student loans are disbursed two to three weeks after the start of the semester.

Gordon-Conwell Scholarships

September 15, 2020 Applications due for Partnership Program
See Partnership Program for more details and application. See Pierce-Fellowship for more details and application

 

To review how to apply for financial aid, see Apply for Financial Aid.

As you review financial aid deadlines, we encourage you to review deadlines for scholarships and special programs such as the Partnership Program as these deadlines are different. See Scholarships & Grants or The Partnership Program for more information.


Financial Aid Award Letters

Financial aid award letters will be emailed beginning May 15 for students who have completed a FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by the May 1 priority deadline. Financial aid applications submitted after the priority deadline will be evaluated on an ongoing basis.

A financial aid award letter will include:

  • Any scholarships that have been awarded
  • Any funding from other sources as reported by the student
  • A student’s loan eligibility.

After receiving an award letter, the student must complete and sign the Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. New borrowers at GCTS must also sign a promissory note and complete a loan counseling tutorial. Refer to Apply for Financial Aid for more information about how to complete the promissory note and loan counseling tutorial.


Charlotte Campus

Fall 2021 Application Schedule

Gordon-Conwell Scholarships

Feb 15, 2021 Applications due for Merit Scholarships
See Scholarships & Grants for more information.
April 15, 2021 Applications due for Partnership Program
See Charlotte Partnership Program for more information.

Student Loans & Need-Based Aid

May 1, 2021 Priority Processing Deadline for students applying for Title IV funds (loans). The FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application should be completed by this date as instructed Apply for Financial Aid.
May 15, 2021 Financial aid award letters will be mailed beginning May 15th for students who have completed financial aid applications.
July 15, 2021 Complete Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. Complete Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling for Direct Unsubsidized federal student loans at studentaid.gov.
September 2021 Student loans are disbursed two to three weeks after the start of the semester.

 


Charlotte Campus

Spring 2021 Application Schedule

For Students New to Financial Aid

Dec 1, 2020 Priority Processing Deadline for students applying for Title IV funds (loans) for Spring 2018 semester. The FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application should be completed by this date as instructed here.
Dec 15, 2020 Complete Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. Complete Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling for Direct Unsubsidized federal student loans at  studentaid.gov.
February 2021 Student loans are disbursed two to three weeks after the start of the semester.

Gordon-Conwell Scholarships

September 15, 2020 Applications due for Partnership Program
See Partnership Program for more details and application. See Pierce-Fellowship for more details and application

*Late applications are processed on a rolling basis.

To review how to apply for financial aid, see Apply for Financial Aid.

As you review financial aid deadlines, we encourage you to review deadlines for scholarships and special programs such as the Partnership Program as these deadlines are different. See Scholarships & Grants or The Partnership Program for more information.


Financial Aid Award Letters

Financial aid award letters will be emailed beginning May 15th for students who have completed a FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by the priority deadline. Financial aid applications submitted after the priority deadline will be processed on an ongoing basis.

A financial aid award letter will include:

  • Any funding from other sources as reported by the student
  • A federal student loan that the student can choose to borrow

After receiving an award letter, the student must complete and sign the Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. New borrowers at GCTS must also sign a promissory note and complete a loan counseling tutorial. Refer to Apply for Financial Aid for more information about how to complete the promissory note and loan counseling tutorial.


Jacksonville Campus

Fall 2021 Application Schedule

Gordon-Conwell Scholarships

April 15, 2021 Applications due for Partnership Program. See Partnership-Program for more information.

Student Loans

May 1, 2021 Priority Processing Deadline for students applying for federal student loans. Complete the FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by this date. See Apply for Financial Aid for instructions.
May 15, 2021 Financial Aid award letters will be mailed beginning May 15th to students who have completed the FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application by the priority deadline. Applications received after this date will be evaluated on an ongoing basis.
July 15, 2021 Complete Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. Complete Direct Unsubsidized Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling at Studentloans.gov.
September 2021 Student loans are disbursed two to three weeks after the start of the semester.

 


Jacksonville Campus

Spring 2021 Application Schedule

For Students New to Financial Aid

December 1, 2020 Priority Processing Deadline for students applying for federal student loans for Spring 2018 semester. FAFSA and GCTS Financial Aid Application should be completed by this date as instructed here.
December 15, 2020 Complete Award Acceptance Statement and return it to the Financial Aid Office. Complete Direct Unsubsidized Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling at www.studentloans.gov.
February 2021 Student loans are disbursed two to three weeks after the start of the semester.

Gordon-Conwell Scholarships

September 15, 2020 Applications due for Partnership Program
See Partnership Program for more details and application. See Pierce-Fellowship for more details and application