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    The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to inform students of the availability of financial aid programs and to assist students through a variety of resources that will enable them to finance their educational costs.

    Application Process

    Lee University School Code: 003500

    1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.FAFSA.gov beginning January 1.

    2. Apply for admission to Lee University.

    3. Apply for Lee scholarships and endowments between January 1 and March 15 online. (It is recommended that you use Internet Explorer when submitting the Endowed Scholarship Application. Other browsers have been shown to cause issues for users.)

    4. Check on the status of your financial aid and submit any additional documents if necessary.

    5. Review your award letter.

    6. Complete the Federal Direct Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN) online if borrowing federal loans.

    7. Apply for private scholarships from your high school, employer (and parents’ employer), church, community, organizations with which you are involved, and online. Please use our private scholarship page as a resource.

    8. Apply for Parent PLUS or Graduate PLUS (for graduate students) online and/or Alternative/Private loans online (or with the lender of your choice) beginning July 1 to cover any remaining balance.

    9. Confirm enrollment beginning in July and August.

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    FLAME, Financial Literacy And Money Empowerment

    The Financial Aid team is excited to announce FLAME, the Financial Literacy And Money Empowerment campaign.The goal of FLAME is to coordinate a campus-wide financial literacy campaign to reach all students. It will provide opportunities for students to engage in educational activities in order to promote critical thinking about financial responsibilities and money fitness. Examples of activities are: Financial Avenue online courses, the Gateway class competition, Coffee Chats, and Lunch and Learns.

    Lunch and Learn / Coffee Chats (Centenary Room, Administration Building):

            Monday, October 6, 12 noon       Lunch and Learn  -  Personal Budgeting with Beth Seymour
            Tuesday, October 14, 4 pm        Coffee Chat  -  Identity Theft with Chris Golden

            Monday, October 20, 12 noon     Lunch and Learn  -  Today's choices, tomorrows investments with Bobby Ludwig
            Tuesday, October 28, 4 pm        Coffee Chat  -  Personal Cash Flow with Beth Seymour          


    Scholarship Opportunity:    

    There are two $500 scholarship opportunities for traditional campus full-time students who complete the six Financial Avenue online courses: https://fa.financialavenue.org - click on the Sign UP tab and enter 67pywp as your access code.

    Students can earn up to 3 entries by:

    -complete 6 Financial Avenue courses (1st entry)
    -complete 10 mini-modules (2nd entry)
    -Tweet or Instagram about something they learned, an example of how they used their new knowledge, or their attendance at a Coffee Chat or Lunch and Learn. #LeeUFinancialAid (3rd entry)

    Contact the Financial Aid Office at finaid@leeuniversity.edu for more information.                                                                                                                                       

    Thanks to Higher One, Phi Beta Lambda, Lee University, and the guest speakers for making FLAME and Financial Literacy Month possible!