Financial Assistance


Financial Assistance

Welcome to the Financial Assistance Office at Fort Hays State University!
Learn about financial aid resources, how to apply for aid, the cost of going to college and how to pay for college. Each year, we award and deliver over $59 million of loans, grants, scholarships and employment funding from university, federal, state and private sources. We understand that applying for aid can be confusing. We are here to help!

FHSU Changes FAFSA Priority Deadline for 2018-2019
Students will be able to submit the 18-19 FAFSA application starting October 1, 2017. Students will use their 2016 income information on the application.  The new FHSU Priority deadline is December 1, 2017.  This is earlier than in years past, so mark your calendars with this date so you do not miss out on limited funded financial aid.

Last Date of Attendance or Participation
Under federal regulations, we must confirm students' course participation for courses dropped/withdrawn from after financial aid is disbursed. Please note that dropping/withdrawing from a course could require you to repay, specifically for Pell Grant recipients. For more information about these changes, click here or contact our office.

Have questions about Satisfactory Academic Progress?
For information about how grades can affect your financial aid eligibility or to submit a financial aid suspension appeal, visit

How-To Videos

Fill out the FAFSA and create FSA ID or watch the video below to learn how.

Fill out the FAFSA or watch the video below to learn how.

SALT is a free, online resource that helps students build money skills.



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