Even if you have all of your tuition paid for, you can still apply for scholarships. These scholarships will then cover your room, board, books, or other miscellaneous school expenses. Receiving these awards will also reduce the amount of student loans offered to you. Don't forget to apply for the MSU Foundation Scholarships! The deadline is Tuesday, March 1st. Log into … [Read more...] about Can I apply for Scholarships even if I have 100% of my tuition paid?
Yes! A student's financial aid package is calculated by taking the Cost of Attendance (COA) and subtracting the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) that is calculated by the FAFSA. One component of the COA is Tuition, so when tuition increases, the student's financial need will then increase. … [Read more...] about Will Financial Aid Increase when Tuition Increases?
The maximum amounts for subsidized and unsubsidized loans varies depending on a student's enrollment and year of attendance. For a full-time freshman undergrad student, the maximum amount that can be borrowed is $5,500, of which no more than $3,500 can be subsidized. For a full-time sophomore undergrad student, the maximum amount that can be borrowed is $6,500, of which no more … [Read more...] about Maximum Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan Amounts
Several students want to claim they are independent from their parents. However, the FAFSA has restrictions to who can and who cannot be considered and independent. Click here to determine your dependency. Remember: The deadline for the FAFSA is April 1. … [Read more...] about Am I a dependent or independent on the FAFSA?
Pell Grants will still be offered at Missouri State University for summer 2011. Pell Grants will be awarded after students enroll in summer classes. It is uncertain after that if summer Pell Grants will be offered. For one of the latest articles about budget cuts on Pell Grants click here. … [Read more...] about What is going to happen to the Pell Grants?