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Western Kentucky University

Student Financial Assistance

Applying For Financial Aid


Nearly all students are eligible for some form of financial assistance. In fact, over 90% of the students who applied for financial aid in recent years received an award offer.  Every effort is made to assist you and your family obtain the resources necessary to meet the difference between the total cost of attending Western Kentucky University and your ability to contribute toward your education.



Step 1:  





Filing a FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA
Guide to Completing the FAFSA
Spring Applicants Only
Applying for Summer Aid
Applying for Winter Aid
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid



Step 2: 



Receiving your SAR
Making Corrections
Special Conditions 



Step 3:


Receiving your Award Notice
Accepting your Awards



Step 4:


Paying University Costs
Residual Checks



Other Situations:          

Dependency Override
Independent Learning
Consortium Students
Study Abroad Programs






















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 Last Modified 5/7/15