Financial Assistance

It all starts with the FAFSA! (The FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID)

The FAFSA helps determine eligibility for the following:

Don’t delay either. The sooner you complete the FAFSA, the more money may be available for assistance. Take your first step toward getting financial help by filling out the FAFSA online now.

Priority Deadline for returning students:
November 30-Fall semester
January 31-Winter semester
 
 Have FAFSA questions? Check out these FAFSA answers or contact prospectivefinance@southern.edu.
 

FAFSA Priority Deadline

Beginning on October 1, 2018, you will be able to fill out the FAFSA for the 2019-2020 school year. (In the past, you had to wait until January 1). Don’t procrastinate! Fill out your FAFSA before our priority deadline, the sooner you complete the FAFSA, the more money may be available for assistance.

Priority Deadline for returning students:

School year

Semester

Priority Deadline

2019-2020

Fall 2019

November 30, 2018

2019-2020

Winter 2020

January 31, 2019

     

 *New Students priority deadline is the first day of class.

Take your first step toward getting financial help by filling out the FAFSA online now.

FSA ID

Before you fill out your FAFSA, you will need to Create a FSA ID. Please go to Federal Student Aid.

If you forgot your username and password you can reset it by clicking on the "Forgot my password" or " Forgot my username" under Edit My FSA ID.

More information on Financial Aid

Search engines for private grants/scholarships

FastWeb

Scholarships.com

FinAid

Looking for expert advice?

Contact our Student Finance team for a list of private scholarships that we've already researched for you! 


Financial Aid Self Service

We are excited to officially announce the introduction of a new system which will allow you to have a more hands on approach to gathering information about your Financial Aid! Financial Aid Self Service is a product designed to create the ultimate customer service experience while helping you navigate through the various aspects of financial aid. We have included videos to help explain the different areas so please enjoy!

Financial Aid

 

Award Letter

 

Missing Documents

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Federal Shopping Sheet