Financial aid for transfer students can be available, although Bucknell aid is limited. To apply, candidates must:

  • Complete the 2019-20 College Scholarship Service (CSS) PROFILE at CSS code: 2050
  • Complete the 2019-20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at, as it is required for all federal aid programs such as Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans and Federal Work-Study. FAFSA code: 003238
  • Complete the 2019-20 Bucknell University Non-Custodial Parent Form if biological parents are separated/divorced.
  • Submit to Bucknell’s Office of Financial Aid a signed copy of the first two pages, as well as schedules A, B, C, D and K of your parents’ 2017 Federal Tax Return (only federal — not state or local), and copies of parents’ 2017 W-2 forms.

If you are admitted and decide to enroll, we will notify you by email if other tax or verification documents are required.

Bucknell’s financial aid application deadlines are March 15 for fall consideration and November 1 for spring consideration.

Admitted transfer students who have completed their financial aid applications will be notified of their financial aid eligibility before the enrollment deposit is due.

Note: International transfer students are not eligible for financial aid and must certify that they will assume all college costs.