Grants, loans, and work study are called financial aid. To receive grants and loans, you need to apply with the federal or state government.
To receive financial aid, you have to be admitted to EWU, which means you have to apply.
If you apply by Feb. 1, you are given priority consideration and can work to maximize your award. If you apply earlier, that’s cool, too!
You should apply for scholarships as early as possible. The deadline for most EWU scholarships is Feb. 1.
Get in-depth information on scholarship opportunities and deadlines.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available Oct. 1 and will take time to complete.
Students should complete and submit a FAFSA by Feb. 1 for priority consideration.
Look for key information from the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. They have all the information on how to apply for, verify, and receive your financial aid.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for financial aid from the federal government. Be sure to file the correct FAFSA for the year you wish to attend. The academic year runs from fall quarter through summer quarter.
When you apply, use EWU’s school code: 003775.
|When You Plan to Attend||Which FAFSA||Deadline|
|Fall 2018 – Summer 2019||2018 – 2019 FAFSA||June 30, 2019|
|Fall 2019 – Summer 2020||2019 – 2020 FAFSA||June 30, 2020|
|Fall 2020 – Summer 2021||2020 – 2021 FAFSA||June 30, 2021|
There is no income cutoff or other simple method of determining whether you qualify for federal need-based financial aid. The Financial Aid and Scholarship Office has a detailed explanation of the need calculation to help you understand the process.