The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Evening Undergraduate Students

Important News:

  • Periodically check your Lesesne Gateway account to review charges and the status of your Financial Aid.
  • The 2016-2017 FAFSA is available online. This is the application you must complete for the 2016-2017 academic year. NEW: The 2017-18 FAFSA is now open @
  • Information about the SC LIFE Scholarship (SC residents only), including How to Check your SC LIFE GPA is found at the Financial Aid Spotlight on Lesesne Gateway. The state of South Carolina now offers a State Summer Scholarship Program: Eligible LIFE and Palmetto Fellows scholarship recipients, on track for an early graduation (by one semester), may use 1 of their 8 semesters of scholarship eligibilty in the summer as long as they enroll fulltime and complete at least 12 attempted summer credit hours. For more information contact the financial aid office.
  • The Department of Education no longer issues Federal Identification Pin Numbers for federal aid applications and requirements. You must transition to the Federal Student Aid PIN FSA ID. The FSA ID is your official passport to federal student aid online.

Annual FAFSA Application Process

Evening undergraduate students must be enrolled in a degree seeking program and registered at least half-time to be eligible for federal and state finanical aid programs. Students must complete or renew the Free Application for Federal Student Aid - (FAFSA) each year to qualify for federal programs and state grants. For the 2016-2017 academic year, you can file the 2016-17 FAFSA online using the Citadel School Code #003423 at The 2017-18 FAFSA application is also available and should be completed for the 2017-18 academic year.



Common FAFSA Myths

First-Time Direct Loan Student Borrowers:

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarships are available through The Citadel School of Science and Mathematics, jointly with the School of Education, and are full scholarships funded by the National Science Foundation for students enrolled in STEM teacher preparation degree programs.

The South Carolina Teacher Loan may be a good option for you if you are a student completing your initial certification or a professional looking to change careers in order to teach.

Helpful information can be found on Links, by searching the web, and by contacting community groups in your region.

Types of Financial Aid General Information


If you cannot find what you need online, please contact the financial aid office with your questions.

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