How to Apply for Financial Aid at Gonzaga
1. Submit your Application for Admission by February 1st
The Office of Admission will review your complete Admission Application, including test scores, GPA, strength of your curriculum, essay, extracurricular activities, honors, and letters of recommendation. Based on this information, the Admission Office will also determine your eligibility for a merit-based scholarship that can range from $3,000 to $15,500 per year. For more information about the admission process or to apply online, please visit the Office of Admission.
2. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 1st
Gonzaga University requires students to file a FAFSA to receive any additional aid beyond the merit scholarship awarded by the Admission Office. It is to your advantage to file the FAFSA to see what other institutional, state, and federal funding you might qualify for.
To submit your FAFSA online, visit the Department of Education's FAFSA Website: www.fafsa.ed.gov- Gonzaga's Federal School Code is 003778.
3. Apply for other Gonzaga University Scholarships
Gonzaga has nine scholarships for incoming students that require a separate application. You are eligible for all other institutional scholarships by simply completing steps 1 and 2. Applications are due by February 1 (except ROTC, which is due November 15).
View the complete list of Gonzaga Scholarships here
NOTE: All correspondence from the financial aid office is sent to your ZagMail account. It is important for you to check your ZagMail often regarding the status of your financial aid.
The following list can be used to ensure your financial aid is completed and disbursed in a timely manner. If you have any questions regarding this list or any of the requirements you may have, please stop by or contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-313-6582.
Checklist for Successful Financial Aid
|Submit your FAFSA (Gonzaga's Federal School Code is 003778).|
|Accept or decline all financial aid awards on ZagWeb.|
|Submit information for unsatisfied tracking requirements on ZagWeb.|
|First time Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loan borrowers: Sign a Master Promissory Note and complete Loan Entrance Counseling at www.studentloans.gov|
|Perkins loan borrowers: complete required paperwork at ipromise.campuspartners.com|
|Report the outside scholarships you plan to receive for the academic year.|
|Register for classes.|
|Confirm charges with Student Accounts Office after viewing your bill online.|