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FAFSA Deadlines 2011: Important Financial Aid Application Dates



Posted 2011

Federal Financial Aid Application Deadlines

In order to be considered for financial assistance from the U.S. government, you must submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the established deadline. The federal due date is the same for all students, but state due dates vary. Consult the list below to find out the FAFSA submission deadline for your state.

Federal Deadline - June 30, 2012
State Aid Deadlines - See below.

Please pay attention to any of these notations listed after your state deadline:

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For priority consideration, submit FAFSA application by date
+ Applicants encouraged to obtain proof of mailing
* Additional form may be required



Check with your financial aid administrator for these states and territories:

AL, AS *, AZ, CO, FM *, GA, GU *, HI *, MH *, MP *, NC, NE, NM, NV *, PR, PW *, SD *, TX, UT, VA *, VI *, VT *, WA, WI and WY *.

AK
AK Education Grant - April 15, 2011 (date received)
AK Performance Scholarship - June 30, 2011 (date received)

AR
Academic Challenge - June 1, 2011 (date received)
Workforce Grant - Contact the financial aid office.
Higher Education Opportunity Grant - June 1, 2011 (date received)

CA
Initial awards - March 2, 2011 + *
Additional community college awards - September 2, 2011
(date postmarked) + *

CT
February 15, 2011 (date received) # *

DC
June 30, 2011 (date received by state) # *

DE
April 15, 2011 (date received)

FL
May 15, 2011 (date processed)

IA
July 1, 2011 (date received);
earlier priority deadlines may exist for certain programs.

ID
Opportunity Grant - March 1, 2011 (date received) # *

IL
As soon as possible after January 1, 2011. Awards made until funds are depleted.

IN
March 10, 2011 (date received)

KS
April 1, 2011 (date received) # *

KY
As soon as possible after January 1, 2011. Awards made until funds are depleted.

LA
June 30, 2012 (July 1, 2011 recommended)

MA
May 1, 2011 (date received) #

MD
March 1, 2011 (date received)

ME
May 1, 2011

MI
March 1, 2011 (date received)

MN
30 days after term starts (date received)

MO
April 1, 2011 (date received) #

MS
MTAG and MESG Grants - September 15, 2011 (date received)
HELP Scholarship - March 31, 2011 (date received)

MT
March 1, 2011 (date received) #

ND
March 15, 2011 (date received) #

NH
May 1, 2011 (date received)

NJ
2010-2011 Tuition Aid Grant recipients - June 1, 2011 (date received)
All other applicants
- October 1, 2011, fall & spring terms (date received)
- March 1, 2012, spring term only (date received)

NY
June 30, 2011 (date received) + *

OH
October 1, 2011 (date received)

OK
March 15, 2011

OR
OSAC Private Scholarships - March 1, 2011 (date received)
Oregon Opportunity Grant - As soon as possible after January 1, 2011.
Awards made until funds are depleted.

PA
All 2010-2011 State Grant recipients & all non- 2010-2011 State Grant recipients in degree programs - May 1, 2011(date received) *
All other applicants - August 1, 2011 (date received) *

RI
March 1, 2011 (date received) #

SC
Tuition Grants - June 30, 2011 (date received)
SC Commission on Higher Education - As soon as possible after January 1, 2011.
Awards made until funds are depleted.

TN
State Grant - As soon as possible after January 1, 2011.
Awards made until funds are depleted.
State Lottery - September 1, 2011 (date received) #

WV
April 15, 2011 (date received) # *

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