Application Process

Please use the Electronic Application to submit your LRAP application and all required documents by the December 1st deadline date.

Federal Loans Currently in Forbearance: Please note that any federal loan that has been automatically placed into Forbearance as a result of Covid-19 relief policies by the federal government will still be eligible for assistance. Please do still supply a monthly loan statement, loan summary, or loan details document from your loan servicer for any loan currently in Forbearance that shows the remaining balance. Send any questions concerning this issue to 

The LRAP Application window opens on September 1st each year.

If your application submission cannot be completed electronically, please use these other methods of delivery:

  • Email: (Preferred)
  • Fax: 617-627-3987, Attn: LRAP
  • Mail: LRAP, Tufts University, Dowling Hall - 760B, 419 Boston Ave., Medford, MA 02155

The LRAP application and all of the following required documentation must be received by the application deadline date of December 1st.

Here is what you need:

  1. Completed Application: Electronic or PDF
  2. Current Resume
  3. Recent Paystub
  4. Current copies of all qualified student loan statements or loan details. All student loan documents must include your name, amount borrowed, current balance, monthly payment details, and current loan status. LRAP does not consider loans incurred from other universities. Loans must be in Repayment (or the post-graduate Grace Period) in order to be eligible for LRAP consideration.
  5. LRAP Employment Certification Form. Your employer may submit the Employment Certification Form directly to the LRAP Office, but it must be received by the December 1st deadline date.

It is preferred that you submit your completed application and all the required documentation at one time. Multiple submission deliveries slow the verification process.

Please note:  LRAP uses email as its primary form of communication with applicants. Please provide a current and valid email address to ensure notification delivery and timely correspondence. However, award checks are mailed, so please use a current and valid address on your application to ensure check delivery.

It is your responsibility to ensure that your application and required documentation is submitted to the LRAP office by the deadline. Please submit your application early to avoid delays in processing.  

If you have any questions about the program, contact the LRAP Administrator before the application deadline date. Late submissions will not be accepted.