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How to Apply

The Financial Aid Office at Indian River State College is staffed with knowledgeable advisors who assist students in applying for needs-based grants, Federal Direct Student Loans and scholarships.

Workshops designed to help students and parents complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) are held regularly on IRSC campuses.

Steps to Receive Financial Aid

Navigate the River to Financial Aid. Review the steps here.

Completing Your Financial Aid File

Your financial aid file is considered “complete” and “ready for awarding” once the following information has been received and reviewed by the Financial Aid Office:

When to Apply

In order to have their financial aid awarded before classes begin, students should have their processed FAFSA and all necessary documents to the Financial Aid Office by the priority deadline.

Semester Date
Fall July 15
Spring October 15
Summer March 16

If the priority deadline is missed, students should apply as soon as possible to be considered for financial aid that is still available (such as Pell Grants, Direct Federal Loans and Direct PLUS Loans).

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