What happens if I wait to fill out the 2017-2018 FAFSA?

UMSL’s priority FAFSA deadline for 2017-2018 is February 1st.You could miss out on lots of money for college. Some states and schools have limited financial aid to offer and some types of aid are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Fill out the FAFSA right now if you want to get as much financial aid as possible!

Beginning October 1, 2016 you can fill out your 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is a change from previous years!

To be considered for scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year, continuing students must submit a Competitive Scholarship Application by April 1, 2017. New students must submit their scholarship application by January 1, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year. The scholarship application can be found at: UMSL Scholarships

Helpful links:

FAFSA website: fafsa.ed.gov

FSA ID website: fsaid.ed.gov

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