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Office of Financial Aid


Welcome!

Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid at Morgan State University. Here you will find information on the different ways to connect with us as well as the types of financial aid available, how to apply for financial aid, eligblilty, tools and resources for financial success. We are here to assist and guide you and your family through the process.

We are here to help you navigate the application process and explore the options available to help you pay for college. Our office is open Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm except when the university is closed. You can visit us in person, call us, or email us.

Investing in Your Future

Furthering your education is an investment. CollegeBoard found that in 2018, the average income of full-time workers with a bachelor's degree was 61% higher than their peers with only a high school diploma. Those with a graduate and professional degrees earned even more on average. You can view more of CollegeBoard's research here.

 

Financial Aid News

2024-2025 FAFSA Application Available Now!

Due to the FAFSA delay, schools will not be able to confirm receipt of the 2024-2025 FAFSA until the first half of March 2024 at the earliest. We encourage you to complete the 2024-25 FAFSA as soon as possible. 

2024-2025 FAFSA Simplification

The FAFSA Simplification Act was enacted by Congress as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. This law reduces the number of questions students will have to answer on the form, makes crucial changes to the Higher Education Act of 1965 to expand Pell Grant eligibility and removes outdated restrictions to make federal student aid more accessible to all students.

Please click on this link for more information!

Resources Regarding the Student Debt Relief Plan

President Biden, Vice President Harris, and the U.S. Department of Education have announced a Student Debt Relief plan that allows eligible borrowers to receive up to $20,000 in federal student loan debt forgiveness. Information regarding this three-part Student Debt Relief plan is detailed in the recent announcement

Through the Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid portal, borrowers can access their federal student aid and loan history using their Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID) and password. Once logged in, borrowers should select the drop-down arrow next to their names (located in the top navigation bar) and select the dashboard option. 

For questions regarding federal aid or the Student Debt Relief please contact the Department of Education at 1-800-872-5327 or submit an inquiry at www.ed.gov/answers.  

SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT!

Spring 2024 Institutional Aid Application Available

How to Fill Out the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows students to apply for more than $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds. Check out this video for info about the FAFSA and the resources available to help fill out this important application. Visit http://StudentAid.gov/fafsa to learn more.