Financial Aid Priority Dates and Deadlines


2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Available October 1, 2018

Priority Date: December 1, 2018
Deadline: June 30, 2020

WSU Summer 2020 Aid Application – Available April 2020

Priority Date: May 1, 2020
Deadline: July 10, 2020

2019-2020 Verification Documents*

Fall 2019 Preferred Deadline: December 6, 2019
Spring 2020 Preferred Deadline: May 1, 2020
Summer 2020 Preferred Deadline: July 17, 2020

*There are final deadlines for submitting verification documents. If you are wanting to submit documents after the preferred deadline, you must contact the Office of Financial Aid so that your final deadline may be communicated to you.

Direct Loans – Subsidized and Unsubsidized

Fall 2019 Deadline: December 10, 2019
Spring 2020 Deadline: May 5, 2020
Summer 2020 Deadline: July 21, 2020

Parent PLUS, Graduate PLUS – Apply at studentloans.gov

Fall 2019 Deadline: December 10, 2019
Spring 2020 Deadline: May 1, 2020
Summer 2020 Deadline: July 17, 2020

WSU Financial Aid Revision Form

Fall 2019 Deadline: December 10, 2019
Spring 2020 Deadline: May 1, 2020
Summer 2020 Deadline: July 17, 2020

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeals**

Fall 2019

Priority Date: June 28, 2019
Deadline: September 16, 2019

Spring 2020

Priority Date: December 6, 2019
Deadline: January 24, 2020

Spring 2020

Deadline: June 5, 2020

**Appeals received after the deadline will be held for the following semester.

Scholarships

2020-2021 Merit Scholarships:

Acceptance: May 1, 2020

Enrollment: July 1, 2020

Final Transcripts: July 1, 2020

Freshman Merit Scholarships for the Class of 2020:

2020-2021: November 1, 2019 priority date

Transfer Merit Scholarships:

Spring 2020: December 1, 2020 (scholarship to be applied beginning the following fall)
Fall 2020: March 1, 2020 priority date

Scholarship Competitions (DSI, WISE, AGH, Koch, Klose, etc.)

Admission Deadline: October 1
Application Deadline: November 1

See wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetitions for details

National Merit:

Admitted by March 1, notify National Merit WSU is 1st choice by May 1

Linwood Sexton:

Admission & Application Deadline: December 1

See wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetitions for details

Osher Scholarship – Fall Entry Deadline is July 1; Spring entry deadline is December 1

KBOR Scholarships – Priority Deadline May 1

See kansasregents.org/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants

WSU Academic Colleges – Scholarship applications launch mid-November with a February 1 deadline

Refer to your College’s websites for further information & applications