Students and families who wish to be considered for federal, state and institutional funding through the University of Saint Francis must:
- Apply for and be accepted to the University of Saint Francis.
- Complete and return the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Applications are accepted starting October 1 prior to the beginning of fall semester. Completion of the FAFSA will allow students to be automatically evaluated for a Federal Pell Grant.
- Complete FAFSA and file it in time to be received no later than March 10 prior to the beginning of fall semester, list an eligible Indiana institution, and request the information be submitted to the State of Indiana for consideration. Eligible students must meet Indiana residency requirements.
- File FAFSA before the University of Saint Francis priority deadline of March 10 for institutional funding. The university will award funds to students completing the FAFSA after the March 10 deadline as funds are available.
It is important that students keep a copy of applications submitted and documentation used in the completion of the application.