Financial Aid and Course Fees

 

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FINANCIAL AID FAQs
FAQs and instructions for CORNELL students (includes both need-based and merit scholarship information)
Bartels merit scholarships are also available for Cornell students; indicate that you are interested in financial aid as part of Fastrak, and follow the instructions to be posted here before the end of the semester (merit scholarship deadline: 2/13/15).
FAQs and instructions for
UNH students (includes both need-based and merit scholarship information)
Rutman merit scholarships are also available for UNH students; indicate that you are interested in financial aid as part of Fastrak, and follow the instructions to be posted here before the end of the semester (merit scholarship deadline: 2/13/15).
FAQs and instructions for non-CORNELL and non-
UNH students
FAQs and instructions for
HIGH SCHOOL students and their parents (limited aid is available)
INTERNATIONAL students: complete a CSS Financial Aid ('13-14) Profile (use 2098 as the CSS code for Cornell)
GRADUATE / NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS
: Contact Shoals for details and instructions


GENERAL FINANCIAL AID FAQs
When and how will I know about my financial aid award?
After you complete the online Fastrak or registration process, and have been accepted into the Shoals 2014 program, our admissions team will send you a confirmation email that will include the amount of your financial aid (scholarship award) along with deposit payment instructions (see below).

Can I work at Shoals to help defray my course costs?
Complete a course at Shoals and become a work-study student on Appledore Island! Must be 18 or older, and enrolled in a summer 2015 credit course at Shoals! For more information, visit our work-study page.

COURSE FEES FOR 2015
Tuition, room and board (all meals), round-trip transportation between Portsmouth, NH and Shoals, activity fees included.
Total cost for CORNELL undergrads and HIGH SCHOOL students in a 2 week/3 credit course
Total cost for UNH undergrads and undergrads from OTHER institutions in a 2 week/3 credit course
*Check individual course pages; some courses vary in length and credits awarded, so fees will vary.

COURSE DEPOSITS and FEES FAQs
How do I pay my course deposits?
After you complete the online Fastrak or registration process, and have been accepted into the Shoals 2015 program, our admissions team will send you an email with deposit payment instructions. Please wait for this email from Shoals before paying your non-refundable deposit ($700 per course) as this same message may include financial aid/scholarship award details. 

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How do I pay the balance of my course fees?
Shoals Acceptance Packets include instructions on how enroll in your Shoals course(s), and how to pay the balance of your course fees (this packet will be sent to you via email after deposit payments are received - the packet is also available online).


 SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT PAYING YOUR BALANCE / 2015 BURSAR DEADLINES
UNH undergrad students and undergrads from other institutions:
Instructions for UNH students enrolling in courses with MEFB numbers (see credit course list) will be posted soon.
Instructions for students from other institutions enrolling in courses with MEFB numbers (see credit course list) will be posted soon.

Cornell undergrads and all High School students:

Instructions for Cornell and high school students enrolling in courses with BioSM numbers (see credit course list) will be posted soon.
Once you are enrolled in a BioSM course, please see the link below for Cornell bursar billing cycle dates. IF your enrollment form is completed and sent to Shoals in between billing cycles (see: http://www.dfa.cornell.edu/treasurer/bursar/studentsparents/bursarbill/deadlines.cfm), you must pay the balance of your course fees before the start date of your first BIOSM course. Contact Shoals if you have questions or contact the Cornell Bursar directly for assistance: (607) 255-2336. As part of the balance payment process, all non-Cornell students need to complete Cornell's disclosure statement form; follow this link for details and the form.

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