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How to Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships 

  1. Apply for admission to Weber State University.

    This application takes 10 minutes and is only done once.

    Apply to Weber

    Bonus! When you're admitted to Weber, you're automatically considered for academic scholarships based on the information you provided on your application.

  2. Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    This application takes about 30 minutes and should be completed every year. The aid year begins fall semester and extends through summer semester.  The 2018-19 FAFSA considers you for fall 2018, spring 2019, and summer 2019. The 2019-20 FAFSA considers you for fall 2019, spring 2020, and summer 2020.

    School code: 003680
    FAFSA opens: October 1
    FAFSA Priority Deadline: April 1

    File Early!

    You can fill out your FAFSA beginning October 1.

    Applying early:

    No need to wait. The 2020-21 FAFSA uses your 2018 tax return.

    Complete Your FAFSA

    • Allows you to find out your award sooner
    • Could help you get more grant funds
    • Helps you get your aid before the semester starts
    • Can also qualify you for scholarships
  3. Create your Financial Aid Verify account.

    If additional information is required for your file, Financial Aid Verify allows you to view your financial aid requirements and submit your requirements electronically. You will only need to create an account once.  More info on Financial Aid Verify

    You will not be able to create a Financial Aid Verify account until Weber State University has received your FAFSA.  Please allow 5 to 10 business days from the day you submit your FAFAS for us to receive it.

    TIP: If you list a text message phone number when creating your account, our office will text you with important updates to your file.

    Our office reserves the right to correct your FAFSA based on the information we receive.

    Create Your Account

  4. Fill out the Specialized Scholarship Application, if you would like to be considered for private donor scholarships.

    Specialized Scholarship Application Opens: September 1
    Scholarship Application Priority Date: December 1

    Scholarship applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you apply, the better.

    TIP: If you are applying for an activity scholarship, contact the department awarding the scholarship for any additional deadlines or requirements.


Not a “typical” student?

The financial aid process is the same for nearly all students, but some of you need to know additional information:

I've Applied. What's Next?

Receiving Financial Aid and Scholarships