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Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo

University education is one of the most important investments a student makes, to help pay for your studies on Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (Intec) participates in the Federal Loans Program of the United States Department of Education, thus making available the subsidized and unsubsidized Stafford loans.

This financial aid is intended for students of citizenship or US residence enrolled at least half time (6 credits) which helps cover educational expenses including tuition and accommodation fees, books, supplies and transportation according to their needs.

Types of loans
Subsidized loans Non-subsidized loans Loans Plus
You must be reimbursed after a grace period of 6 months after the end of studies, when you unsubscribe or stop attending at least half time. You must be reimbursed after a grace period of 6 months after the end of studies, when you unsubscribe or stop attending at least half time. Interest accrues from the first disbursement and the borrower is the one who must pay them.
The Federal Government pays the interest generated while the student attends the university and during the period of grace and deferment. The borrower is responsible for paying the interest generated during the years of study, grace period and deferment of payment. Available to parents of dependent students not yet graduated and graduate students.
Available for dependent and independent students. Available for dependent and independent students. Limit: Cost of attendance less any other financial aid.

Who receives Financial Aid?

  • Have a high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Be a US citizen or foreigner with right
  • Be enrolled in one grade, at least half time
  • Have a valid social security number
  • Not be in default on a federal student loan
  • Be enrolled in the Selective Service, if applicable
  • Sign a statement on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • Certify that you will use federal student aid for educational purposes

How to apply to receive Financial Aid?

1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA) this is a form you can get on the internet at the address www.fafsa.ed.gov. When filling it you need a PIN which represents your electronic signature. On the same page you will find information on how to obtain a PIN. (If you are a dependent student of your parents, one of your parents must sign the FAFSA as well). The school code is G12811.

Transfer students: Students must complete the FAFSA corresponding to INTEC of the academic year that is running at the time of the school transfer process.

2. Income Counseling, This will help you understand your responsibilities regarding your loan. All students who attend INTEC must complete the admission counseling. Admission counseling can be completed at the following address: www.studentloans.gov

3. You will receive a report (Student Aid Report, SAR). This confirms the information provided in your application and must be submitted to the Financial Assistance Office. The university will receive an electronic copy of this document. The SAR is reviewed and if everything is correct the third step is carried out.

4. You must fill in www.studentloans.gov a Master Promissory Note, this is the loan note that must be completed each time you renew your loan (every three quarters). The university originates your loan if your condition is in order. For this process you must be officially registered in the INTEC.

5. New students will receive their first disbursement at the 30 days of regular attendance at the classes.

Important

  • When completing the corresponding forms to request loans, the student is given an Entrance Interview to the program (Entrance Interview) in which he / she is informed of the responsibilities, duties and rights with the loan. Upon leaving university you will also have to complete a Final Interview or Exit Interview.
  • These loans are subject to origination charges. These charges are deducted from the loan.
  • All students eligible to receive Financial Aid must comply with all regulations and institutions.

Dependency Status

You are an independent student if you meet at least one of the following conditions, otherwise you are dependent.

  • Do you have more than 24 years?
  • Are you married? (Answer "Yes" if you are separated, but not divorced.)
  • At the beginning of 2012-13 school year, will you be working on a master's or doctoral degree (eg, master's, MBA, MD, JD, Ph.D., Ed.D., graduate certificate, etc.)?
  • Are you currently in active service in the United States armed forces for non-training purposes? (If you are a National Guard or Reserves recruit, are you on active duty for non-training purposes?)
  • Are you a veteran of the armed forces of the United States? *
  • Do you have children who receive more than half of the support on your part?
  • Do you have dependents (other than your children or spouse) who reside with you and who will provide more than half of your support, between today and the 30 June 2013?
  • At any time since you turned 13 years of age, were your parents deceased, were you in foster care, or were you under the guardianship of the Courts?
  • Has it been determined by a court in your state of legal residence that you are an emancipated minor or that you are in legal guardianship?
  • At any time on or after July 1 of 2011, which is determined to be an unaccompanied minor who was homeless, as determined by (a) coordinator of your homeless high school or district or (b) the principal of a emergency shelter or transitional housing program funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development?
  • At any time on or after July 1 of 2011, did the director of a center for homeless or out-of-control youth determine, or did a transition program determine that you were an unaccompanied minor who was homeless or were self-sufficient and at risk? of being homeless?
Loan limits

Based on your dependency status and your level you can choose different loan amounts per academic year (every three quarters).

Level Dependent students
Approved credits Subsidized Not Subsidized
1 level (from 0 to 35 credits) $ 3,500 $ 2,000
2 level (from 36 to 71 credits) $ 4,500 $ 2,000
3 level (from 72 to 112 credits) $ 5,500 $ 2,000
Level Independent students
Approved credits Subsidized Not Subsidized
1 level (from 0 to 35 credits) $ 3,500 $ 6,000
2 level (from 36 to 71 credits) $ 4,500 $ 6,000
3 level (from 72 to 112 credits) $ 5,500 $ 7,000
Graduated Level (113 onwards) $0 $ 20,500
Total Limits on Federal Loans
Students (undergraduate) Dependents $ 31,000
(Subsidized Max US $ 23,000)
Independent students (undergraduate) $ 57,500
(Subsidized Max US $ 23,000)
Professional Students and Graduate Level $ 138,500
(Subsidized Max US $ 65,500)
Degree requirements

New

  • Admission request
  • Passport photocopy
  • Color photocopy of Social Security card
  • Photocopy of the Certificate of Naturalization (For citizens not born in the United States)
  • Photocopy title secondary studies apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic (See "Important Note" in footer)
  • Record of notes secondary studies apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic (See "Important Note" in footer)
  • Certificate by the Ministry of Education in the Dominican Republic that validates high school diploma
  • Medical certificate for academic purposes
  • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
  • Two front photos size 2 x 2 cm (Three photos for Medicine)
  • Original birth certificate apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic (See "Important Note" in footer)
  • Spanish level test for foreigners who have not studied in a Spanish-speaking country (mandatory to continue the admissions process)
  • Original TOEFL certificate with 2 years maximum validity (only for Medicine)
  • Receipt of Payment of the PAA test
  • PAA test registration
  • Receipt of Payment of the ELASH test payment (For English leveling)
  • Registration for ELASH test
  • Photocopy of vaccination schedule that includes Hepatitis B vaccine and Tetanus (only for Medicine)
  • Group interview inscription (only for Medicine, Psychology, 2 + 2 Programs)
  • Workshop (only for Industrial Design) and test

Important notes

Documents belonging to Foreign citizens
  • Documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.
  • Legalizations:

    • Member countries of the Hague Convention: If the country of emission belongs to the Hague Convention, it must make the apostille of the documents and their translations into Spanish in the competent institution of that country.
    • Countries that do NOT belong to the Hague Convention: If the country of issue is NOT within the Hague Convention, you must legalize the documents and their Spanish translations at the Dominican Consulate / Embassy of the country where they were issued and then by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
    • If the translation is done in the Dominican Republic, it must be done by a judicial interpreter and legalized in the Attorney General Office of the Dominican Republic.

Transferred

  • Admission request
  • Passport photocopy
  • Color photocopy of Social Security card
  • Photocopy of the Certificate of Naturalization (For citizens not born in the United States).
  • Photocopy title secondary studies apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic (See "Important Note" in footer)
  • Record of university notes apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery and later by the MESCyT. (See "Important Note" in footer)
  • Certificate by the Ministry of Education in the Dominican Republic that validates high school diploma
  • For common subjects, students must hand in a subject's official program (for its validation)
  • Completed validation request (at the time of deposit)
  • Medical certificate for academic purposes
  • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
  • Two front photos size 2 x 2 cm (Three photos for Medicine)
  • Original birth certificate apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic (See "Important Note" in footer)
  • Photocopy of MCAT Medical College Admission Test (only for Medicine and transferred with premedical)
  • Spanish level test for foreigners who have not studied in a Spanish-speaking country (mandatory to continue the admissions process).
  • Original TOEFL certificate with 2 years maximum validity (only for Medicine)
  • Receipt of Payment of the PAA test
  • PAA test registration
  • Receipt of Payment of the ELASH test payment (For English leveling)
  • Registration for ELASH test
  • Photocopy of vaccination schedule that includes Hepatitis B vaccine and Tetanus (only for Medicine)
  • Group interview inscription (only for Medicine, Psychology, 2 + 2 Programs)
  • Workshop (only for Industrial Design) and test

Important notes

Documents belonging to Foreign citizens
  • Documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.
  • Legalizations:

    • Member countries of the Hague Convention: If the country of emission belongs to the Hague Convention, it must make the apostille of the documents and their translations into Spanish in the competent institution of that country.
    • Countries that do NOT belong to the Hague Convention: If the country of issue is NOT within the Hague Convention, you must legalize the documents and their Spanish translations at the Dominican Consulate / Embassy of the country where they were issued and then by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
    • If the translation is done in the Dominican Republic, it must be done by a judicial interpreter and legalized in the Attorney General Office of the Dominican Republic.
Validation of Subjects for Transfer Students
  • Applicants must have approved a minimum of 24 credits, have a minimum index of 2.00 (70 points or more) and must bring the programs of each subject taken signed by the University of origin.
  • For validation of a medical internship, transfer student must possess a minimum index of 2.50.

Professional

  • Admission request
  • Passport photocopy
  • Color photocopy of Social Security card
  • Photocopy of the Certificate of Naturalization (For citizens not born in the United States).
  • Photocopy university degree apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Foreign Ministry in the Dominican Republic and legalized by MESCYT (See "Important Note" in footer)
  • Record of university notes apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery and later by the MESCyT. (See "Important Note" in footer)
  • For common subjects, students must hand in a subject's official program (for its validation)
  • Completed validation request (at the time of deposit)
  • Medical certificate for academic purposes
  • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
  • Two front photos size 2 x 2 cm (Three photos for Medicine)
  • Original birth certificate apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic (See "Important Note" in footer)
  • Photocopy of MCAT Medical College Admission Test (only for Medicine and transferred with premedical)
  • Spanish level test for foreigners who have not studied in a Spanish-speaking country (mandatory to continue the admissions process).
  • Original TOEFL certificate with 2 years maximum validity (only for Medicine)
  • Receipt of Payment of the ELASH test payment (For English leveling)
  • Registration for ELASH test
  • Photocopy of vaccination schedule that includes Hepatitis B vaccine and Tetanus (only for Medicine)
  • Group interview inscription (only for Medicine, Psychology, 2 + 2 Programs)
  • Workshop (only for Industrial Design) and test

Important notes

Documents belonging to Foreign citizens
  • Documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.
  • Legalizations:

    • Member countries of the Hague Convention: If the country of emission belongs to the Hague Convention, it must make the apostille of the documents and their translations into Spanish in the competent institution of that country.
    • Countries that do NOT belong to the Hague Convention: If the country of issue is NOT within the Hague Convention, you must legalize the documents and their Spanish translations at the Dominican Consulate / Embassy of the country where they were issued and then by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
    • If the translation is done in the Dominican Republic, it must be done by a judicial interpreter and legalized in the Attorney General Office of the Dominican Republic.
Validation of Subjects for Transfer Students
  • Applicants must have approved a minimum of 24 credits, have a minimum index of 2.00 (70 points or more) and must bring the programs of each subject taken signed by the University of origin.
  • For validation of a medical internship, transfer student must possess a minimum index of 2.50.