How do I apply for financial aid?

The financial aid application process is broken down into a number of steps depending on your eligibility for financial aid:


Step 1: Determine your eligibility

The application process starts with you filling our financial calculator to provide us information about your family’s financial circumstances. We then use a standard method to assess your demonstrated financial need and determine your eligibility to apply for the ALU financial aid offerings. 


Note: Please note that once you submit these details, you will not be able or allowed to make any changes to the information. Please ensure that the information you submit during your application is complete, accurate, and honest to the best of your knowledge, as you will be required to submit supporting documentation to verify the information provided


After filling in the financial calculator, you will be informed of your eligibility to apply for a grant, or scholarship.

Note: eligibility to apply for a grant or scholarship does not guarantee that you will receive a grant or a scholarship.


Step 2: Application

Applicants will also be required to submit supporting documentation for proof of financial circumstances and declared personal information.

Below is a breakdown of the sections to be completed in the financial aid application form;

a. Household livelihood and personal information

b. Education financing history

c. Financial circumstances essay

To find out more about the Financial Aid Application Process - please go through the ALU Application guide for more details and guidance on how to apply for Financial Aid.

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