40% of the student body who demonstrate artistic and academic excellence and
financial need receive RISD scholarships.
In this section you’ll find information, forms
and deadlines for applying for financial aid. Make note of the relevant
deadlines since any financial aid forms
submitted after the posted deadlines will be considered in light of available
Incoming students who wish to apply for ﬁnancial aid should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for federal financial aid and the CSS Profile Application to be considered for financial aid from RISD. You must ﬁle these forms each year by the posted deadlines. International students, visiting students, mobility students and students in other special categories are not eligible for ﬁnancial aid.