Financial Aid Priority Dates and Deadlines


FAFSA

2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Available October 1, 2019

Priority Date: December 1, 2019
Deadline: June 30, 2021 

2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Available October 1, 2020

Priority Date: December 1, 2020
Deadline: June 30, 2022

Summer Aid Application

WSU Summer 2021 Aid Application – Available April 2021

Priority Date: May 1, 2021
Deadline: July 9, 2021

Verification Documents 

2020-2021 Verification Documents*

Fall 2020 Preferred Deadline: December 4, 2020
Spring 2021 Preferred Deadline: April 30, 2021
Summer 2021 Preferred Deadline: July 16, 2021

*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.

Student & Parent Loans

Direct Loans – Subsidized and Unsubsidized

Fall 2020 Deadline: December 8, 2020
Spring 2021 Deadline: May 11, 2021
Summer 2021 Deadline: July 20, 2021

Parent PLUS, Graduate PLUS – Apply at studentaid.gov

Fall 2020 Deadline: December 8, 2020
Spring 2021 Deadline: May 11, 2021
Summer 2021 Deadline: July 20, 2021

Financial Aid Revision Requests

WSU Financial Aid Revision Form

Fall 2020 Deadline: December 8, 2020
Spring 2021 Deadline: May 11, 2021
Summer 2021 Deadline: July 20, 2021

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeals

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeals**

Fall 2020

Priority Date: June 26, 2020
Deadline: August 21, 2020

Spring 2021

Priority Date: December 4, 2020
Deadline: January 22, 2021

Summer 2021

Deadline: June 4, 2021

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

Scholarships

2021-2022 Merit Scholarships:

Acceptance: May 1, 2021

Enrollment: July 1, 2021

Final Transcripts: July 1, 2021

Freshman Merit Scholarships for the Class of 2021:

2021-2022: November 1, 2020 priority date

Transfer Merit Scholarships:

Spring 2021: December 1, 2020 (scholarship to be applied beginning the following fall)
Fall 2021: February 1, 2021 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

General Scholarship Appeals:

Fall 2020 Deadline: August 21, 2020
Spring 2021 Deadline: January 22, 2021