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How Do I Apply for Financial Aid?

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2019-2020 FAFSA process was made available on October 1, 2018. You must complete the FAFSA using your 2017 Income!




Step 1: Apply for admission to Dillard University. If you haven’t done so, apply now at myDU.


Step 2: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Both student and parent must apply for a Federal Student Aid username and password which is used to electronically sign the FAFSA (apply here). Dillard University’s School Code is: 002004. (Priority deadline is March 1st).


Step 3: Submit any additional documentation requested by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships within two (2) weeks of notification.


Step 4: Check your award status at myDU.


Step 5: If you were awarded a Federal Direct Loan, you must complete entrance loan counseling and e-sign a Master Promissory Note. Otherwise, your loan(s) will not be disbursed to your student account.


Step 6: Apply for outside scholarships. Our outside scholarship page is a great resource.


Step 7: To maintain your eligibility for financial aid, you must meet Dillard University’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards.















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