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Financial Aid Deadlines

The financial aid process begins on January 1st each year. The deadlines listed below are applicable for students enrolling in the 2014-2015 academic year.

Prospective Students

Submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)CSS/PROFILE (or DePauw Financial Aid Application)
  January 5 Early Decision Financial aid notification mailed by February 1st.
  February 15 Early Action
& Regular Decision
Financial aid notification mailed by March 20th.
Deadline to be considered for Merit-Based Scholarships (including RectorHolton Scholarships)
  February 1 Prospective Students Complete admission application must be submitted by this date for merit scholarship consideration.
Special Need-Based Scholarship Deadlines
    February 15 Malpas Trust Scholarship In addition to the scholarship application, students must also submit the FAFSA and the DePauw Financial Aid Application by this deadline in order to be considered.
  February 15 Bonner Scholar Program Separate application is NOT required, however, students must have a completed admission application and submit the FAFSA and CSS/PROFILE (or DePauw Financial Aid Application) by this date.
FAFSA Corrections
  May 15 Indiana Residents Eligible Indiana students who receive an edit notification from the Indiana Division of Student Financial Aid (formerly the State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana (SSACI)) concerning their FAFSA application must make the requested changes or forfeit state gift assistance.

Returning Students

Submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)DePauw Financial Aid Application
  May 1 Returning Students Please note that the state deadline for Indiana Residents is March 10th.
FAFSA Corrections
  May 15 Indiana Residents Eligible Indiana students who receive an edit notification from the Indiana Division of Student Financial Aid (formerly the State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana (SSACI)) concerning their FAFSA application must make the requested changes or forfeit state-funded gift assistance.