Applying for Aid

Requirements and Deadlines

To apply for aid, you will need to complete the following required forms:

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) — A web-based application provided by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Graduate Application — Stanford’s institutional application.

Please be careful to complete the correct versions of these forms based on the time period for which you are requesting student loans for federal Work-Study funding through your department. Use the following chart to find the appropriate versions and procedures:

Requirements and Deadlines for A/W/S 2014-15

FAFSA

2014-2015 FAFSA - Complete online with Stanford’s school code 001305 on or after January 1, 2014.

Graduate Application

2014-2015 Graduate Loan Application.

Priority Filing Deadline

Six weeks before first day of quarter(s) for which you wish to receive aid.

Requirements and Deadlines for Summer 2015

FAFSA

2014-2015 FAFSA - Complete online with Stanford’s school code 001305 on or after January 1, 2014.

Graduate Application

The Summer 2015 Graduate Loan Application will be available on this page starting on May 1, 2015.

Priority Filing Deadline

Priority filing deadline is June 1, 2015.

You can expect to receive notification of availability of an award letter at your Stanford email address within 6 to 8 weeks of completing all application requirements. You can track your status and award information on Axess.

Updated on August 15, 2014 12:52 PM