Applying for Financial Aid is a two step process:
|Step 1 - Requirements due by November 3, 2014|
CSS PROFILE Application
Complete the 2015-2016 PROFILE online at collegeboard.org and indicate Brown University as one of the recipients by using our CSS Code of 3189. (If your parents are separated or divorced, use information from your custodial parent.) Print a copy for your own reference. For Spanish speaking applicants a Spanish Profile will be available after October 1st..
Noncustodial Parent's PROFILE
If your parents are divorced, separated or never married, your noncustodial parent will need to complete a Noncustodial Parent's PROFILE online. You will receive instructions by email from the College Board to send to your noncustodial parent, explaining how s/he may complete this process after you have completed your custodial CSS PROFILE. For additional information regarding the non-custodial parent application requirement, please review the frequently asked question area of our website.
Applicants from the countries of Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, and Togo, Cuba, Iran, and (as of June 6, 2012), Myanmar (Burma), North Korea, Sudan, and Syria cannot use the CSS PROFILE. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for an alternative solution. Please be sure to indicate if your parents are divorced, separated, or never married, as each parent will need to complete the application form.
|Step 2 - Requirements due by March 10, 2015|
Parents' Income Tax Return
Submit a copy of your parents' most recent tax return, translated to English and converted to US dollars, if applicable. If a tax return is not filed in your country, submit a statment of earnings from your parents' employers that states their yearly earnings. Be sure to write your name clearly at the top of all materials. This information should be mailed or faxed to the Office of Financial Aid; our address and listed in the hand column of this webpage.
Noncustodial Income Tax Return
Your noncustodial parents' most recent tax return, if applicable. If a tax return is not filed in your country, submit a statement of earnings from your parents' employers that states their yearly earnings. Be sure to write your name clearly at the top of all materials. This information should be mailed or faxed to the Office of Financial Aid; our address and fax number are listed in the left hand column of this webpage.
Feel free to include a letter of explanation in the packet you send to the College Board's IDOC Service if your family has special circumstances or unusual expenses, or if you feel there are any other details which will help us to understand more completely your financial situation.