Financial Aid & Scholarships
In addition to developing local scholarship assistance programs, Indiana University Northwest participates in the full variety of federal and state-sponsored programs. The financial aid program serves students from diverse parts of society. Every student who applies for financial aid and has demonstrated financial need is assured some type of financial assistance.
In order to be considered for financial assistance, a student must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application can be completed on line at www.fafsa.ed.gov/. The FAFSA applications should be completed by March 10 for the following academic year to meet the state grant deadline.
Financial assistance, in various forms, is available for students attending any Indiana University campus. Because scholarship and grant funds are limited, the student's entire need for funds cannot always be met from these sources. Therefore, several types of financial aid may be combined to meet the student's financial need. It is not uncommon for a student, particularly with a large financial need, to receive assistance in the forms of scholarships, grants, loans, and employment earnings, or some combination of these sources.
- Children of Veterans, Law Enforcement Officers, and Firefighters
- Federal College Work-Study Program
- Federal Direct Student Loans
- Federal Direct PLUS Loan (Parents' Loans for Undergraduate Students)
- Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Program
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Perkins Loan
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants
- Vocational Rehabilitation
- Satisfactory Academic Progress
- Withdrawing after the Awarding of Financial Aid