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Alert COVID-19 Update

Harvard University and Harvard Law School will shift to remote teaching and learning beginning Monday, March 23. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the HLS coronavirus information page.


Admitted Entering Students: In this step you will submit your Preliminary Application for Aid, which always begins with the completion of a Student Application.  After you submit the Student Application, a personalized list of required documents will be generated. Once all of your documents are received, we will begin reviewing your application with the goal of releasing awards based on the following target dates. (Target dates are for admitted entering students only. Returning students should refer to the “Application Timeline” section of this page.)

Date Application Complete Target Date Award Sent
By February 28 March 16
By March 16 April 3
By April 3 April 17
By April 17 May 1
After May 1 Rolling