Important Financial Aid Dates For 2016 Seniors


Important Financial Aid Dates for 2016 Seniors

JANUARY 1, 2016

The 2016-17 FAFSA will be available on New Window icon.

MARCH 1, 2016: PROMISE Application and FAFSA Filing Deadline

§  Students must complete the PROMISE Scholarship Application (Application for State-Level Financial Aid Programs) by this date. Students may use their eighth semester (typically the spring semester of their senior year) grades to achieve PROMISE eligibility (3.0 GPA in the core classes and overall), but must apply by March 1st.

  • In order to be considered for the PROMISE Scholarship, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be received by the Federal Student Aid Processing Center on or before March 1, 2016, and meet the conditions for processing.

APRIL 2016

Initial award letters are mailed to PROMISE Scholars.

April 15, 2016

Last day to submit the FAFSA to be eligible for the West Virginia Higher Education Grant

JUNE 4, 2016: SAT

Last date to take the SAT to establish scholarship eligibility (reasoning test only). Scores will not be accepted for any SAT taken after June 4, 2016.

JUNE 11, 2016: ACT

Last date to take the ACT (national test only) to establish scholarship eligibility. Scores will not be accepted for any ACT taken after June 11, 2016.

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