Applying for Aid
Reminder – Complete your FAFSA
April 1, 2013 is the 2013-2014 Financial Aid Priority Application Date
To ensure that your financial aid will be awarded in time to help cover your tuition and fees for the Fall 2013 semester, complete your file before April 1, 2013 for the 2013-2014 academic year. Financial aid files completed by the priority date will be awarded financial aid, if eligible, no later than June 30, 2013.
The 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available at www.fafsa.ed.gov. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used to determine your eligibility for grants, loans, Federal Work-Study and for most federal and state programs
Helpful Tip: Students and parents who have already filed their 2012 tax returns with the IRS will be given the opportunity to use the new IRS Data Retrieval Tool when completing your 2013-2014 FAFSA on-line. This tool is a quick and easy way to transfer information from federal tax returns directly into your FAFSA.
If you are selected for verification but cannot use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, you can order an IRS tax transcript(s) online or call 1-800-908-9946. The transcript will be mailed to you within 5 to 10 business days.
Georgia State’s Federal School Code for the FAFSA is 001574.
Start your financial planning now to ensure that you have a successful Fall 2013 start.
Summer Financial Aid
To be evaluated for aid for summer term 2013 you must complete the Georgia State University Summer Application, available mid-February.
For priority consideration, our office must receive your application by March 22, 2013. If we receive your application after that date, you may need to pay for summer school on your own. However, we will continue to review applications after that date.
Note: Please make sure you have completed a 2012-2013 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to submitting your 2013 Summer Application.
Students already awarded aid for summer; do not need to complete the Summer Application.
Summer Application Instructions:
- Please log into PAWS at http://paws.gsu.edu
- Click on the One Stop Shop tab at the top
- Click on Financial Aid folder
- Click on the Summer Application
- Select Aid Year
- Complete the Summer Application
- Click Submit