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Application and Award Timetable

It is important to file your paperwork at the right time to receive the optimal financial assistance toward your education at The Citadel. This timetable is designed to keep you informed about application deadlines and the annual financial aid schedule in our office. Please click twice on The Financial Aid Process graphic to enlarge.


financial-aid-process

January

  • 01: FAFSA available online at fafsa.ed.gov for the upcoming school year
  • First week: financial Aid disbursed for the current spring semester

February

  • Begin assembling financial aid packages for incoming freshmen

March

  • 01: Priority deadline for FAFSA to be received at The Citadel for upcoming academic year
  • 15: Summer school financial aid application available
  • Begin email communications with incoming freshmen
  • Upperclass scholarship application posted online
  • South Carolina Teacher and Career Changer Loan Applications available for upcoming school year

April

  • Assigning scholarships renewals for upperclassmen 
  • Begin financial aid award notifications for upcoming academic year
  • Cease processing financial aid for current academic year
  • Upperclass scholarship application closes
  • 15: Summer school financial aid application priority deadline

May

  • Disburse financial aid for Maymester
  • Package upperclass financial aid accounts, including scholarships
  • Priority deadline to turn in summer financial aid application
  • Set up fall tuition payment plans with Treasurer's Office

June

  • Disburse financial aid for Summer Session I

July

  • 01: Deadline to apply for financial aid for the upcoming year and to have aid available in time for fee payment
  • Disburse financial aid for Summer Session II

August

  • Disburse financial aid for Fall Semester

October

  • Priority deadline for FAFSA to be received at The Citadel for upcoming spring semester (does not apply if you received aid at The Citadel for current Fall Semester)

 

Scholarship Award Timetable