Walsh College

Filing Deadlines

When is the last day to complete the FAFSA for the 2015-2016 Academic year?
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid must be received by the processor by June 30, 2016. 

The recommended filing deadline for consideration for state tuition grant funding is March 1, 2015.

The 2015-2016 academic year covers:

  • Fall 2015
  • Winter 2016
  • Spring 2016
  • Summer 2016

The FAFSA must be filed once each academic year to be evaluated for federal and state aid. 

When are the Scholarship deadlines?
Scholarships are limited to new undergraduate and graduate students prior to attendance.  The suggested filing deadlines are:

Starting   For New, Incoming Students
Fall   August 1st
Winter   November 1st
Spring   February 1st
Summer   March 1st

Applications that are received after the deadline date will be reviewed only if funding remains available.  Students who complete an application and do not begin attendance Walsh College by the summer semester will need to submit a new scholarship application.  Submitting an application does not guarantee eligibility.

When will Financial Aid and Scholarships be applied to student tuition accounts?

If the student has been determined eligible to receive financial aid and/or a scholarships, payments will be applied after the drop/add period each semester. Payments are based on the credits for which you are enrolled. You must be enrolled at least half-time after the Drop/Add period for payment to be applied to your account. Disbursement dates are as follows:

 Fall 2015   October 2015 
 Winter 2016   January 2016
 Spring 2016   April 2016
 Summer 2016   July 2016

Entrance and Exit Counseling for Student Loan Borrowers
Federal Direct Loans and Graduate PLUS loan borrowers at Walsh College are required to participate in loan counseling. Student loan borrowers who are obligated to attend will be notified. Loan counseling con be completed online at www.studentloans.gov.