HNC admissions representatives have been busy this fall traveling across the US and Canada, visiting Chinese classes and holding information sessions on college campuses. To see if an admissions representative will be at a campus near you, check out our fall 2013 recruiting calendar. In addition, HNC American Academic Coordinator Angela Chang has visited several universities and study abroad programs in China. For more information on connecting with the HNC while in China, please contact us.
of the most common questions we receive while recruiting are regarding
financial aid. Below you can find the answers to many of these
questions but please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have any additional questions or concerns.
How do I qualify for financial aid?
qualify for financial aid, please fill in the Financial Aid Application
form included in the HNC application. American citizens must also
submit the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The HNC uses the SAIS Title
IV FAFSA code, which is E00474.
What is the deadline to apply for financial aid?
Applications received by the February 1st application deadline will be given first priority for all available funds.
Does the Hopkins-Nanjing Center provide fellowships?
Hopkins-Nanjing Center has a financial aid budget to help support students
who have both financial need and academic merit. The goal is to make the
Center affordable to students with the qualifications to contribute to
and benefit from the academic programs in Nanjing. Partial scholarships
are available to incoming students that cover differing levels of need. In 2013-2014, all
students who completed the FAFSA and HNC Application for Financial
Assistance by the deadline received financial aid of some kind.
How much financial aid is available?Fellowships
range in amount, with the highest amounts covering about half of
tuition. Most students finance their time at the Center with a
combination of fellowships, loans, and their own resources.
Can I use federal loans at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center?
direct loans are available to U.S. students who demonstrate need as
calculated by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Loans are handled through the Department of Education Direct Lending
program in which loan money is dispersed directly to the university
without banks or guaranteeing agencies. Loan amounts will show on the
bill as a credit and refunds are processed by the SAIS D.C. billing
office within a month of the beginning of classes, assuming all
paperwork is complete.
Are there outside resources available?
are many organizations that can provide funding for your studies. We
encourage you to look for additional funding. You should, however, begin
applying for these fellowships as soon as possible because many
organizations require that you apply months in advance of attending
graduate school. For a list of some of these organizations, please see the section on Outside Resources on the Tuition and Financial Aid page of this blog.
How do I use Veteran’s Benefits at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center?
students who would like to use Veteran's Benefits need to contact John
Bates in the SAIS registrar's office, even if they have used them in the
past. For more detailed information, please contact the SAIS Registrar's Office.