2014-2015 Academic Year

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Yes No

If yes, what was your cumulative college GPA?
If yes, number of transfer credit hours:


On campus
Off campus
With parents or relatives

out of

Include any tax-deferred IRA, Keogh, 401(k) and 403(b) plan payments made in 2013, including amounts reported on W-2 Forms in boxes 12a-12d; odes D, E,F,G,H and S, untaxed portions of IRA or pensions, 2013 nontaxable interest and dividends, child support, housing food and other living allowances paid to members of the military, clergy and others, workers' compensation, etc.

(Real estate and investments: Include real estate (other than your home), trust funds, money market funds, mutual funds, certificates of deposit, stocks, bonds, other securities, installment and land sale contracts, commodities, UGMA, UTMA, JTTEN, Coverdell savings accounts, the refund value of 529 state prepaid tuition plans, and 529 plans, etc. minus any debt that is related to these assets. Do not include the value of life insurance and retirement plans (pension funds, annuities, noneducational IRAs, Keogh plans.)


Married
Unmarried (single, divorced, separated, or widowed)

(Enter the number of people your parents will support between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. Include yourself, your parents, and other children who will get more than half of their support from your parents. If your parents support others, include them if they provide more than half of their support and that support will continue.)

(Of the children included in question 13, how many will be enrolled at least half-time in college degree or certificate programs between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015? If your parents are in college, do not include them.)


Form 1040
Form 1040A or 1040EZ
No tax return was filed (Skip to question 19)
(If you filed an IRS Form 1040 for 2012 but will be eligible to file a 1040A or 1040EZ for 2013, or if you use a 1040 Telefile, check the box for Form 1040A or 1040EZ.)

(Form 1040 or 1040A line 6d; 1040EZ filers, enter 1 if single, 2 if married.)

(Form 1040 line 37, 1040A line 21, or 1040EZ line 4)

(Form 1040-line 55, or 1040A-line 35, or 1040EZ-line 10.)

(Include amounts your father/stepfather earned from working in 2012. Form 1040 sum of lines 7, 12, 18, and box 14 of schedule K-1; 1040A line 7; 1040EZ line 1. Report your father's/stepfather's earnings separately from your mother's/stepmother's. If your parents did not file a tax return, add up earnings from your father's/stepfather's W-2 forms and other earnings from work not reported on W-2 forms.)


(Include amounts your mother/stepmother earned from working in 2012. Form 1040 sum of lines 7, 12, 18, and box 14 of schedule K-1; 1040A line 7; 1040EZ line 1. Report your mother's/stepmother's earnings separately from your father's/stepfather's. If your parents did not file a tax return, add up earnings from your mother's/stepmother's W-2 forms and other earnings from work not reported on W-2 forms.)

Include any tax-deferred IRA, Keogh, 401(k) and 403(b) plan payments made in 2012, including amounts reported on W-2 Forms in boxes 12a-12d; odes D, E,F,G,H and S, untaxed portions of IRA or pensions, 2012 nontaxable interest and dividends, child support, housing food and other living allowances paid to members of the military, clergy and others, workers' compensation, etc. received in 2012.

The following should be included as an income exclusion, thereby increasing aid eligibility:
  • Child support paid because of a divorce or separation (does not include support paid for any child included in question 10)
  • Education credits (Hope and Lifetime Learning Tax Credits)
  • Taxable earnings from federal work study programs
  • Other student grant and scholarship aid reported in adjusted gross income

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Your financial aid eligibility for 2014-2015 will be based on your parents' 2013 income. Write in the amount that your parents expect their income to increase or decrease between 2012 and 2013.

(Value as of today. Do not include lump sum pension funds.)

Include real estate (other than your home), trust funds, money market funds, mutual funds, certificates of deposit, stocks, bonds, other securities, installment and land sale contracts, commodities, UGMA, UTMA, JTTEN, Coverdell savings accounts, the refund value of 529 state prepaid tuition plans, and 529 plans, etc. minus any debt that is related to these assets. Do not include the value of life insurance and retirement plans (pension funds, annuities, noneducational IRAs, Keogh plans).

(Today's market value minus debt. Do not include a family farm if it is your principal residence and your parents participate in its operation. Also, do not include the value of a small business that your parents own that has 100 or fewer full-time employees.)
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