Other Aid Options

There are several other aid options that might apply to certain students.

Source

   

Eligibility

   

Amount

   

Comment

Ch. 33 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon

 

  Eligible veterans and dependents.   Annually: Up to full tuition costs,
plus a housing and book stipend.
  For more information, please see Yellow Ribbon FAQ
Army ROTC Scholarships   Outstanding Students interested in ROTC  

Annually: full tuition, plus book allowance and additional per month living allowance during school year. Recipients are not eligible to receive Wheaton Grant funds.

 

  Contact Department of Military Science

Air Force ROTC Scholarships

 

  Outstanding students interested in ROTC   Annually: varies and can be awarded up to full tuition, a book allowance, and a monthly living allowance during school year   Contact Department of Aerospace Studies (off campus at 312.567.3525) Air Force ROTC- IIT

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

 

  Students who do not demonstrate need; must complete FAFSA   Up to $5,500 for freshmen; $6,500 for sophomores; $7,500 for juniors and seniors   Student is responsible for interest accrued during in-school deferment; Fixed 4.45% interest rate for loans first disbursed on or after July 1, 2017 and before July 1, 2018; Origination fee of 1.069% for loans first disbursed on or after 10/1/16 and before 10/1/17.

Federal Direct PLUS Loan for Parents

 

  Available to parents. Not based on need, but parents are subject to credit analysis: FAFSA must be submitted   Cost of attendance less financial aid accepted   Fixed 7% interest rate for loans first disbursed on or after July 1, 2017 and before July 1, 2018; Origination fee of 4.276% for loans first disbursed on or after 10/1/16 and before 10/1/17.

On and off campus employment

 

  Open to all students   Varies   Excellent opportunities are available through Career Services

Wheaton College Payment Plan

 

  Open to all students/parents   Cost of budget less other financial aid   Monthly plans available. Contact Student Financial Services Office at 630.752.5700

Outside Scholarships (PDF)

 

  Varies   Varies   Outside Scholarships (PDF)
Bennett Fund--Debt Relief for Missionaries   Undergraduate student or alumnus with school debt who is called to overseas missions work.   Varies  

Loan forgiveness opportunity for graduating students and alumni called to overseas missions work.

Details

James Dixon Summer Internship Award   Undergraduate students who will be doing a summer internship in a church and demonstrating a commitment to service in the local church.   Award of minimum $2,000 available   The application process begins in the spring preceding the summer in which the internship will be carried out. For details, contact: Dan Haase, Internship Coordinator, in the Christian Formation and Ministry Department at 630.752.7953.