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Financial Aid Calendar

Financial aid calendar

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Dates subject to change at any time for correction of errors or change of policies.

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2021-2022 Academic Year
Date Description
10/01/2020 2021-2022 FAFSA Available

The 2021-2022 FAFSA can be submitted starting today. For more information please click here.


01/01/2021 ASU Scholarship Portal Application Deadlines Begin
Most deadlines for the 2021-2022 year occur between January 1 and March 1. It is important that you review deadlines carefully as they do vary. Scholarship awards are very competitive and if you are selected, you will be notified by the awarding office noted in the scholarship listing. Scholarship recipients are typically notified of selection in April and May.
01/15/2021 2021-2022 FAFSA Filing Priority Date
Submit your FAFSA before ASU's priority filing date of January 15 each year to maximize the amount of aid you receive. Eligible students who apply by this date have a greater chance of receiving need-based aid. The priority filing date is not a deadline, so still submit your FAFSA even if the priority filing date has passed. For more information,  click here.
01/15/2021 2021-2022 Obama Scholars Application Deadline for First-year Students and Current Participants
You must submit your FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application on file (application, test scores, transcripts and application fee) in order to be considered for the Obama Scholars Program. This deadline applies to both incoming freshmen and current Obama Scholars. For more information about the Obama Scholars Program, please  click here. Meeting criteria and deadline dates does not guarantee placement in the program as funding is limited and the program will close when available funds have been exhausted.
01/15/2021 2021-2022 ASU College Attainment Grant Program Application Deadline for Current Participants
You must renew your FAFSA by this date in order to be considered for renewal in the ASU College Attainment Grant Program. This deadline applies to current participants. For more information about the ASU College Attainment Grant Program, please  click here. Meeting criteria and deadline dates does not guarantee placement in the program as funding is limited and the program will close when available funds have been exhausted. *There are no exceptions to these dates. The FAFSA must be free of errors to be eligible for consideration. Be sure to apply early in order to resolve any errors or issues before the deadline dates.
06/01/2021 Obama Scholars Must Confirm Their 2021-2022 ASU Housing Plans
You must confirm your ASU housing by June 1 for your housing assignment to be finalized by August 1. If your housing assignment is not finalized by August 1, your budget will be changed to an off campus or at home with parent budget. As a result, your awards will be adjusted (i.e., reduced) accordingly. Visit the University Housing website .
07/01/2021 2021-2022 ASU College Attainment Grant Program Application Deadline for First-year Students
You must submit your FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application on file (application, test scores, transcripts and application fee) in order to be considered for the ASU College Attainment Grant Program. For more information about the ASU College Attainment Grant Program, please click here . Meeting criteria and deadline dates does not guarantee placement in the program as funding is limited and the program will close when available funds have been exhausted. *There are no exceptions to these dates. The FAFSA must be free of errors and the admissions application with all necessary materials must be complete to be eligible for consideration. Be sure to apply early in order to resolve any errors or issues before the deadline dates.
07/01/2021 Obama Scholars 2021-2022 Verification Deadline
Students must submit all requested documents for financial aid verification in order to be considered for the Obama Scholars Program. This deadline applies to both incoming freshmen and current participants of both programs. For more information about the Obama Scholars Program, please click here . Meeting criteria and deadline dates does not guarantee placement in either program as funding is limited and the program will close when available funds have been exhausted. *There are no exceptions to these dates. Be sure to submit documents early to resolve any potential errors or issues before the deadline dates