FAFSA Deadlines: 2019 — 2020


FAFSA becomes available on October 1 and has an 18-month application cycle. The FAFSA deadline for the 2019 — 2020 is midnight, Central Time, June 30, 2020.

In addition to complying with the federal deadline above, students must also adhere to state financial aid deadlines in order to be eligible for state aid.

Below is a complete list of financial aid deadlines, state-by-state, for the 2019 — 2020 academic year.
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AlabamaCheck with your financial aid administrator.
AlaskaJune 30, 2019Alaska Performance Scholarship
As early as October 1, 2018Alaska Education Grant
American SamoaCheck with your financial aid administrator.
ArizonaCheck with your financial aid administrator.
ArkansasJune 1, 2019Academic Challenge and Higher Education Opportunity Grant
Workforce Grant – check with your financial aid administrator.
CaliforniaMarch 2, 2019Cal Grants (date postmarked)
September 2, 2019Additional community college awards (date postmarked)
ColoradoCheck with your financial aid administrator.
ConnecticutFebruary 15, 2019Date received.
DelawareApril 15, 2019Date received.
District of ColumbiaMay 31, 2019Date received.
FloridaMay 15, 2019Date processed.
GeorgiaCheck with your financial aid administrator.
GuamCheck with your financial aid administrator.
HawaiiCheck with your financial aid administrator.
IdahoMarch 1, 2019Opportunity Grant
IllinoisAs early as October 1, 2018Awards made until funds are depleted.
IndianaMarch 10, 2019Date received.
IowaJuly 1, 2019Date received; earlier priority deadlines may exist for certain programs.
KansasApril 1, 2019Date received.
KentuckyAs early as October 1, 2018Awards made until funds are depleted.
LouisianaJuly 1, 2019Date received.
MaineMay 1, 2019Date received.
Marshall IslandsCheck with your financial aid administrator.
MarylandMarch 1, 2019Date received.
MassachusettsMay 1, 2019Date received.
MichiganMarch 1, 2019Date received.
Minnesota30 days after term starts
MississippiMarch 31, 2019HELP Scholarship
September 15, 2019MTAG and MESG Grants
MissouriFebruary 1, 2019For priority consideration, submit application by date specified
April 1, 2019Date received.
MontanaMarch 1, 2019Date received.
NebraskaCheck with your financial aid administrator.
NevadaCheck with your financial aid administrator.
New Hampshire
New JerseyApril 1, 20192018-2019 Tuition Aid Grant recipients
September 15, 2019All other applicants for fall and spring terms.
February 15, 2020All other applicants for spring term only.
New MexicoCheck with your financial aid administrator.
New YorkJune 30, 2020Date received.
North CarolinaAs early as October 1, 2018Awards made until funds are depleted.
North DakotaAs early as October 1, 2018Awards made until funds are depleted.
OhioOctober 1, 2019Date received.
OklahamaAs early as October 1, 2018Awards made until funds are depleted.
OregonAs early as October 1, 2018Oregon Opportunity Grant
March 1, 2019OSAC Private Scholarships
April 1, 2019Oregon Promise Grant – Fall term
PalauCheck with your financial aid administrator.
PennsylvaniaMay 1, 2019Date received; except for
August 1, 2019first-time applicants at a community college; a business/trade/technical school;
a hospital school of nursing; or enrolled in a non-transferable 2-year program.
Puerto RicoCheck with your financial aid administrator.
Rhode IslandCheck with your financial aid administrator.
South CarolinaJune 30, 2019Tuition Grants
As early as October 1, 2018SC Commission on Higher Education; awards made until funds are depleted.
South DakotaCheck with your financial aid administrator.
TennesseeJanuary 17, 2019For State Grant & Tennessee PROMISE
September 1, 2019For State Lottery: Fall term
February 1, 2020Spring & summer terms
TexasAs early as October 1, 2018Awards made until funds are depleted.
March 15, 2019Texas Public Colleges
Check with your financial aid administrator.Texas Private Colleges
U.S Virgin IslandsCheck with your financial aid administrator.
UtahCheck with your financial aid administrator.
VermontAs early as October 1, 2018Awards made until funds are depleted.
VirginiaCheck with your financial aid administrator.
WashingtonAs early as October 1, 2018Awards made until funds are depleted.
West VirginiaMarch 1, 2019PROMISE Scholarship
April 15, 2019WV Higher Education Grant Program
WisconsinCheck with your financial aid administrator.
WyomingCheck with your financial aid administrator.