FAFSA Deadlines for ’14-’15 School Year

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FAFSA Deadlines for ’14-’15 School Year

Deadlines can vary by state, but the Federal Aid deadline is the same for everyone: June 30, 2015.

FAFSA DeadlinesStudent Financial Aid Deadlines by State: 

States from A-D
  • Alabama — Check with your financial aid administrator
  • Alaska — AK Education Grant & AK Performance Scholarship – due June 30, 2014
  • Arizona — Check with your financial aid administrator
  • Arkansas — Workforce Grant – check with your financial aid administrator
    Higher Education Opportunity Grant – June 1, 2014 CST
    Academic Challenge – June 1, 2014 CST
  • California — For initial awards, March 2, 2014 Additional community college awards must be postmarked by September 2, 2014
    Notes: You’re also encouraged to obtain proof of mailing and additional forms may apply.
  • Colorado — Check with your financial aid administrator
  • Connecticut — February 15, 2014 
    Notes: For priority consideration, submit application by the specified date. You’re also encouraged to obtain proof of mailing and additional forms may apply.
  • Delaware — April 15, 2014
  • District of Columbia — April 1, 2014 
    Notes: For priority consideration, submit application by April 30, 2014. An additional form may be required, too. 
States from F-L
  • Florida — May 15, 2014
    Notes: This is the date the form must be processed by, not received or postmarked so make sure to leave a little leeway!
  • Georgia — Check with your financial aid administrator
  • Hawaii — Check with you financial aid administrator. 
    Notes: You may need to fill out an additional form. 
  • Idaho — Opportunity Grant – March 1, 2014 
    Notes: For priority consideration, submit application by the specified date. Also, an additional form may be required. 
  • Illinois — ASAP after January 1, 2014 
    Notes: Why ASAP? Awards made until funds are depleted. 
  • Indiana — March 10, 2014 
  • Iowa — July 1, 2014
    Notes: Earlier priority deadlines may apply for certain programs and an additional form may be required. 
  • Kansas — April 1, 2014 
    Notes: For priority consideration, submit application by the specified date. Also, an additional form may be required. 
  • Kentucky — ASAP after January 1, 2014 
    Notes: Why ASAP? Awards made until funds are depleted. 
  • Louisiana — June 30, 2015 
    Notes: Turning it in by July 1, 2014 is highly recommended.

 States from M-O

  • Maine — May 1, 2014 
  • Maryland — March 1, 2014 
  • Massachusetts — May 1, 2014 
    Notes: For priority consideration, submit application by the specified date. 
  • Michigan — March 1, 2014 
  • Minnesota — 30 days after term starts (by midnight CST). 
  • Mississippi — MTAG and MESG Grants – September 15, 2014 
    HELP Scholarship – March 13, 2014 
  • Missouri — April 1, 2014 
  • Montana — March 1, 2014 
    Notes: For priority consideration, submit application by the specified date. 
  • Nebraska — Check with your financial aid administrator 
  • Nevada — Check with your financial aid administrator 
    Notes: An additional form may be required. 
  • New Hampshire — New Hampshire isn’t offering a state grant this year. 
  • New Jersey — 2013-2014 Tuition Aid Grant recipients – June 1, 2014
    All other applications – October 1, 2014, for fall and spring terms 
    March 1, 2015, for spring term only 
  • New Mexico — Check with your financial aid administrator 
  • New York — June 30, 2014 
    Notes: An additional form may be required. 
  • North Carolina — ASAP after January 1, 2014
    Notes: Why ASAP? Awards made until funds are depleted. 
  • North Dakota — April 15, 2014 
    Notes: Earlier priority deadlines may apply for certain programs and an additional form may be required.
  • Ohio — October 1, 2014 
  • Oklahoma — March 1, 2014 
    Notes: For priority consideration, submit application by the specified date. 
  • Oregon — OSAC scholarship – March 1, 2014 
    Oregon Opportunity Grant – February 1, 2014
States from P-T
  • Pennsylvania — All first-time applicants at a community college; a business/trade/technical school; a hospital school of nursing; or enrolled in a non-transferable two-year program – August 1, 2014 
    All other applicants – May 1, 2014 
  • Rhode Island — March 1, 2014 
    Notes: For priority consideration, submit application by the specified date. 
  • South Carolina — Tuition Grants – June 30, 2014 
    SC Commission on Higher Education Need-based Grants – ASAP after January 1, 2014 
    Notes: Why ASAP? Awards made until funds are depleted. 
  • South Dakota — Check with your financial aid administrator 
    Notes: An additional form may be required. 
  • Tennessee — For State Grant – March 1, 2014 
    For State Lottery – September 1, 2014
    Spring and Summer Terms – February 1, 2015 
    Notes: Prior-year recipients will receive an award, if eligible. All other awards are given to neediest applicants who have met the March 1, 2014 deadline until funds are depleted. 
  • Texas — Check with your financial aid administrator
States from U-W
  • Utah — Check with your financial aid administrator
  • Vermont — ASAP after January 1, 2014
    Notes: Why ASAP? Awards made until funds are depleted. An additional form may be required.
  • Virginia— Check with your financial aid administrator
    Notes: An additional form may be required.
  • Washington— ASAP after January 1, 2014
    Notes: Why ASAP? Awards made until funds are depleted.
  • West Virginia — PROMISE Scholarship – March 1, 2014. New applicants must submit an additional application, available at www.cfwv.com. Contact your financial aid administrator or state agency. 
    WV Higher Education Grant Program – April 15, 2014
  • Wisconsin — Check with your financial aid administrator
  • Wyoming — Check with your financial aid administrator 
    Notes: An additional form may be required. 
  • All Other U.S. Territories — Check with your financial aid administrator

 

 

To find out more information regarding financial aid deadlines, visit https://fafsa.ed.gov/deadlines.htm.

Information compiled from http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. To complete the FAFSA, go tohttp://www.fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm.


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