The 2018-19 school year just started. Still, you can file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 school year on Oct. 1, 2018. You'll need some information before you get started. Your FSA ID (a parent may need one too) Federal income tax forms from 2017 Missouri State's federal school code (002503) Even if you have scholarships, … [Read more...] about Why you should start your FAFSA right now
This week you’ll be way too busy to deal with financial aid problems. Why not take 15 minutes now to check that you’re all set? Billing Financial aid disburses the second week of classes Right now your bill doesn’t show what financial aid you’ll be receiving, only what has been charged to your account. A good way to estimate what you will owe after your aid disburses is to … [Read more...] about Last Minute Tips from Our Office
It's not too late to get financial aid for 2016-2017 but you will have to act fast! Some students' FAFSAs are chosen by the Dept. of Education to be "verified," meaning our office will need additional paperwork before we can pay any financial aid. If you took spring classes, the deadline to submit the paperwork is Friday, May 5th. After that point it will be difficult for us … [Read more...] about Deadline to submit paperwork for 2016-2017
Are you a "victim of soicumstance?" We understand that your 2017-2018 FAFSA - which uses 2015 income - may not reflect what's really going on financially. You have the chance to tell us what your current financial situation is with the Application for Special Circumstance Consideration. Here's the skinny: The deadline to submit the … [Read more...] about Special Circumstance Application for 2017-2018 Available
We get it. But maybe you could end up paying less next year? Admitted students have until March 1st to complete this General and Department Scholarship Application for 2017-2018 Foundation scholarships. It doesn't matter if you're an undergrad or graduate, in-state or out-of-state. It's free to apply, and you just need access to your My.MissouriState account first. On … [Read more...] about School Cost Got You Down?