Steps to Apply for Financial Aid

Students must file the FAFSA to qualify for any Sterling College or Federal Grant programs. All need-based amounts are subject to change based on federal regulations.

Financial Aid Process

Complete the following 5 steps

Apply to Sterling College
Fill out our free online application. Financial aid will not be awarded until admission acceptance is finalized.
Fill out FAFSA form
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on or before March 15 in order to meet priority deadline.
Watch for Student Aid Report
After you file the FAFSA, read the first page of the Student Aid Report (SAR) as it contains important information.
Award Notification
Login to your mySterling page with your user name and password. If you do not have this information, please contact Admissions at 800-346-1017.
Loan Completion Steps
The loans steps include Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note. A student must complete both of these steps in order for their federal aid to be disbursed.

Contact Information

Mitzi Suhler
Director of Financial Aid
(620) 278-4226

Sara Hiatt - Sterling College

Sara Hiatt
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
(620) 278-4207