Harper College

Financial Aid and Scholarships

11,561 students were awarded $33,169,673 in scholarships, grants and tuition waivers through Harper College in 2022-23.

All students should apply for financial aid and scholarships.

When life happens and you need help.

Special / Unusual Circumstances: Have your life circumstances changed significantly since you completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Learn more at Special / Unusual Circumstances.

Finish Line Grant: Is something keeping you from completing your Harper College degree or certificate? A family emergency, childcare issues, or problem with your car or housing? Harper offers a Finish Line Grant of up to $1,000 to help. Learn more at: Finish Line Grant

Additional assistance is available at Campus and Community Resources for Students and virtual resources at Harper College Library Online.

Harper College Financial Aid Checklist

Your financial health starts here. Use this simple checklist.


  • Check your Harper email for important financial aid updates.
  • Login to the MyHarper Portal for any missing requirements needed for financial aid and to view your financial aid awards.


  • Use the Financial Student Aid Estimator to get an early estimate of how much federal student aid you may be eligible for in the 2024-25 award year. This is an estimate and the amount of your federal student aid may be different when the FAFSA is completed.
  • Review our list of myths and facts to gain a better understanding of financial aid.

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Last Updated: 6/27/24