- Applying for Aid
- Types of Aid
The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships encourages all students to apply early for financial aid and scholarships. To ensure full consideration for aid, submit your FAFSA as soon as possible after Oct. 1 of each year and search for scholarships using the links above as soon as possible after Jan. 1 of each year. We recommend filing by Feb. 15 in order to meet possible state deadlines. If you need more information on how to apply, please visit the links below:
To find out how to complete various processes for financial aid, watch a YouTube video here.
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is suspending the announcement of 2019-2020 Monetary Award Program (MAP) grants for applicants whose initial 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received by the Central Processing System (CPS) on or after Monday, April 29, 2019. If you will be attending college in the 2019-2020 academic year, please be sure submit your FAFSA on www.fafsa.gov prior to April 29th in order to meet the state deadline. More information on the State of IL MAP grant can be found on www.isac.org.
Thank you, EIU Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships