How to Apply for Financial Aid at Gonzaga
- Submit your Application for Admission by February 1st
Your Admission Application will be reviewed by the Office of Admission to determine your eligibility for a merit-based scholarship ranging from $6,000 to $20,000 per year for the 2017-2018 school year. For more information about the admission process or to apply online, please visit the Office of Admission.
- Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 1st
It is to your advantage to file the FAFSA to see what other institutional, state, and federal funding you might qualify for. Submit your FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Gonzaga's Federal School Code is 003778.
- Apply for other Gonzaga University Scholarships
Gonzaga offers many different institutional scholarships. We recommend viewing the Office of Admissions page for those scholarships requiring an additional application. Many of Gonzaga's other scholarships are awarded either through majors of study or through other criteria set forth by the particular scholarship. You are also encouraged to view our outside scholarship database to view available scholarship not specific to Gonzaga.
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
|File your FAFSA (Gonzaga's Federal School Code is 003778). Priority deadline is February 1st of each year.|
|Accept or decline all financial aid awards on ZagWeb.|
|Submit information for unsatisfied tracking requirements on ZagWeb.|
|Once you have completed your tax return, complete the IRS Data Transfer on the FAFSA.|
|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 borrower.ecsi.net|
|Parent PLUS Loan: Apply for the Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan after June 1st at www.studentloans.gov|
|Report outside scholarships you plan to receive for the academic year.|
|Register for classes.|
|Calculate your out-of-pocket expenses.|
|Confirm charges and make payment arrangements with Student Accounts after viewing your bill online.|
|Review the Gonzaga Guarantee and Satisfactory Academic Progress policies.|