Applying for Aid

Dates and Requirements

Priority Filing Dates

New Students
Type of Admission If Application Submitted by Award Notification Released

Restrictive Early Action

November 15

Mid-December

Regular Decision

February 15

Early April

Transfer

March 15

Mid-May

Continuing Students
Type of Admission If Application Submitted by Award Notification Released

All

April 30

August

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Application Requirements

Filing earlier than our priority filing dates is not necessary.  Application requirements vary by citizenship status and enrollment/application status.  Please refer to the US Department of Education for a definition of Eligible Noncitizens. Stanford considers undocumented students to be eligible noncitizens for purposes of institutional scholarship eligibility, although they are not eligible for federal student aid funds. Follow the link below for an application checklist for your situation:

Freshman Applicants

Transfer Applicants

Continuing Students

Updated on October 27, 2022 10:41 AM