How much taxable college grant or scholarship aid did you report to the IRS as income?
This is question 43d on the paper Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA?)form.
Enter the amount of any college grant and scholarship aid that you (or if married, your spouse) reported as income to the IRS for 2018 (See IRS Publication 970 "Tax Benefits for Education").
Types of college grants and scholarships that might have been reported to the IRS include
- fellowships/assistantships (grant or scholarship portions);
- AmeriCorps education awards;
- AmeriCorps living allowances (but not insurance or childcare payments); and
- AmeriCorps interest accrual payments (for student loan interest that accrued during your AmeriCorps term of service)
Round to the nearest dollar and don’t include commas or decimal points.
Don’t report here any items included elsewhere in the "Student’s Additional Financial Information" fields.
Generally, you report any taxable portion of a scholarship, a fellowship grant, or other grant as part of the "Wages, salaries, tips" line of your tax return. See IRS Publication 970 for more information.