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You can now complete the FAFSA for Fall 2020!

 Complete the FAFSA now!

UMSL’s priority FAFSA deadline for 2020-2021 is February 1, 2020. You will need your 2018 tax information when you complete your 2020-2021 FAFSA.

You can still complete the FAFSA and receive Federal funding for the
Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.

Apply for Competitive Scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year now!
New Freshmen Students must submit their scholarship application by January 1, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year.
New Transfer/Continuing students must submit a Competitive Scholarship Application by April 1, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year. 
The scholarship application can be found at: UMSL Scholarships


Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant

Have you heard of the new initiative put on by the state of Missouri? The Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant is for students over the age of 25 or who have been not been enrolled in school for the past two years. If you are studying in a certain program, eligible programs can be found here, your tuition and fees can be covered through this grant program. For more information or to apply, click here


Helpful links:

FAFSA website: fafsa.gov

FSA ID website: fsaid.ed.gov

Do I need to use my parent’s financial information? details on FAFSA dependency status