Student Financial Aid

Applying for aid

Complete the FAFSA each year by January 15 to be considered for priority financial aid.
HB 1079 students should complete the WASFA by January 15th also.

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Key dates and deadlines

Explore a list of key financial aid dates and deadlines that you should be aware of.
 

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Application process

University of Washington students use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for financial aid.
 

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Award process

We start awarding in the spring before the next academic year begins. Check your UW email for your award notice.
 

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Maintain eligibility

Once you have been awarded your financial aid, you must meet certain eligibility requirements to keep it.
 

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Summer quarter

Summer Quarter is the first quarter of the academic year. Aid is available, but the types and amounts of are limited.

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