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Payments of fall term financial aid start disbursing onto OSU student billing accounts about one week before the start of the term.
Read more about disbursement and receiving aid.
The FAFSA application is available for submission beginning October 1st each year.
OSU's FAFSA Priority Deadline is February 28th but earlier is better!
The OSU departmental scholarship application opens November 1st.
Winter break is a good time to start searching for scholarships for the next school year. Scholarship resources include the OSU departmental scholarship application, the OSAC Application for Oregon residents, and a number of online search engines as well! Read how to apply for scholarships and avoid scams.
Payments of winter term financial aid start disbursing onto OSU student billing accounts about one week before the start of the term.
Degree Partnership Program deadline for winter application is 4 weeks prior to the OSU start of term.
If you are an incoming student who wants to be considered for OSU institutional scholarships, the Admissions application deadline is February 1st.
OSU departmental scholarship application priority deadline is February 1st and main deadline is February 15th.
OSAC Early Bird Scholarship Application deadline is February 15 - 5pm PST each year: Visit the OSAC website for additional information.
Oregon State FAFSA Priority Filing Deadline is February 28th!
OSAC (Office of Student Access and Completion) Scholarship Applications are typically due March 1st. Visit OSAC for more information.
Payments of spring term financial aid start disbursing onto OSU student billing accounts about one week before the start of term.
Financial aid award letters are sent to incoming priority deadline applicants. If you are attending summer term, you will be able to request to have your aid offer adjusted to include summer term as part of the aid acceptance process in your MyOSU account Instructions how to view and accept your award.
Degree Partnership Program deadline for spring application is 4 weeks prior to the OSU start of term.
Payments of summer term financial aid start disbursing onto OSU student billing accounts about one week before the start of term. SEOG and many scholarships awarded for summer cannot disburse until the beginning of the new fiscal year on July 1st.
Degree Partnership Program deadline for summer application is 4 weeks prior to the OSU start of term.
Dates Specific to the 20/21 Academic Year
The Census Date is the point at which your enrollment is locked for financial aid purposes. The Census Dates by term for 2020-2021 are:
Summer 2020 - Friday, July 3rd
Fall 2020 - Sunday, October 4th
Winter 2021 - Sunday, January 10th
Spring 2021 - Sunday, April 4th