PrattMWP gives generous financial aid – and strives to make the process simple.

applying for financial aid 9452872774 oPrattMWP’s financial aid timeline and application details are listed below. Please be careful to follow the directions for each step to the financial aid application process. If you have any questions or need assistance at any point, don’t hesitate to contact our Financial Aid Office.


1. FAFSA– Complete by March 1.

7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA

The student and one custodial parent must apply for an FSA ID and password before completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Students and parents should create a an FSA ID and password that they will remember. It will be used as an electronic signature on numerous financial aid records.

Students must complete the FAFSA to be considered for need-based grants, work study and federal student loans. The FAFSA is available online as of October 1.

FAFSA Federal School Code: 002798

2. Federal Verification – Complete by May 15.

Students may be selected by the government for a process called “verification.” Students who are selected will be notified by PrattMWP, and will be required to submit  student and/or parent tax return transcripts and additional verification paperwork.

3. New York State Student Aid Payment Application (New York State residents only) – Complete by May 30.

The New York State Student Aid Payment Application will consider New York State residents for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). New York State requires that all students complete a FAFSA prior to completing the New York State Student Aid Payment Application. Students can link directly to the application from the FAFSA submission confirmation page. If you exited the FAFSA before applying for TAP, Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) will email you when your application is available, usually within a few days.

NYS TAP Code: 0615

4. Financial Aid Award Letter – Return by June 1.

After all financial aid applications and required documentation have been received by PrattMWP, the Financial Aid Office will determine the student’s eligibility. Students will receive their initial award letter by mail, and any revisions by email. Students are required to review the letter, sign and return one copy of the award letter to the Financial Aid Office.