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Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

How Do I Apply for Financial Aid?

Financial Aid Forms

These forms are available online for submission or download. If you need help or have questions as you fill them out, contact our office.

Process  
  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). IU Northwest’s school code is 001815. You can complete the FAFSA online, or by returning a paper copy to the federal processor by mail. Paper copies will no longer be available in our office. To request a paper copy students can call the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED-AID.
  2. If you are admitted to IU Northwest and apply for financial aid by the March 10 priority date, your financial  apply now aid notification should arrive by June. 
  3. Interested in Federal Summer Financial Aid
  4. You must apply for admission by June 1st to meet certain scholarship deadlines.

If you have any questions, please contact our office.

2013-2014 Deadlines  

2013-2014 Deadlines2012-2013 Deadlines PDF

Federal Deadline
Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2014.  Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 24, 2014.

State Deadline
Indiana - March 10, 2013 by midnight, Central Time.
2013-2014 Forms  

Below are a list of forms for the 2013-2014 School Year:

Cancellation/Adjustment Form, 2013-2014 Academic Year

If you would like to cancel or decrease financial aid that has already been awarded (such as a student loan), complete and submit this form. You can also use this form to request an increase in financial aid (depending on eligibility). For example, students who cancelled their financial aid in the fall semester and who wish to re-instate their financial aid for the spring semester may use this form.

Release of Information / Consent Form

This form allows the Financial Aid Office to release student information to other named individuals or organizations.

Consortium Agreement

This form is for degree seeking students at IU Northwest who plan to take one or more classes at another campus while enrolled at IU Northwest.

Special Circumstances Appeal Form - 2013-2014 Academic Year

Did your, or your family's financial circumstances change after you filed your FAFSA form? You can file a Special Circumstances Appeal by completing a Special Circumstances Form, and supplying all required documentation.

2014-2015 Deadlines  

2014-2015 Deadlines2012-2013 Deadlines PDF

Federal Deadline
Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2015.  Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 19, 2015.

State Deadline
Indiana - March 10, 2014 by midnight, Central Time.
2014-2015 Forms  

Below are a list of forms for the 2014-2015 School Year:

Cancellation/Adjustment Form, 2014-2015 Academic Year

If you would like to cancel or decrease financial aid that has already been awarded (such as a student loan), complete and submit this form. You can also use this form to request an increase in financial aid (depending on eligibility). For example, students who cancelled their financial aid in the fall semester and who wish to re-instate their financial aid for the spring semester may use this form.

Release of Information / Consent Form

This form allows the Financial Aid Office to release student information to other named individuals or organizations.

Consortium Agreement

This form is for degree seeking students at IU Northwest who plan to take one or more classes at another campus while enrolled at IU Northwest.

Special Circumstances Appeal Form - 2014-2015 Academic Year

Did your, or your family's financial circumstances change after you filed your FAFSA form? You can file a Special Circumstances Appeal by completing a Special Circumstances Form, and supplying all required documentation.

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