3: Financial Aid

General Information | Loans | Student Employment | General Requirements for Financial Aid
Student Rights and Responsibilities Regarding Financial Aid

General Eligibility Requirements for Federal Programs | Application Procedures
The Aid Package | Financial Aid Programs

Application Procedures

In order to apply for financial assistance through the Office of Financial Aid, graduate students should submit a University Graduate Application for Financial Aid to that office. Students must also mail the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the Federal Student Aid Programs Office by March 31. Students should indicate the University of Virginia code number (003745) in Section H of the FAFSA. Students who submit either their University application form or the FAFSA after the March 31 deadline will not be awarded funds through the Federal Work-Study Program. Applicants will be notified about their eligibility for financial assistance in July.

In the case of marriage in which both husband and wife are enrolled in the University, the Office of Financial Aid requires that both students apply separately for financial assistance.

All assistantships, graderships, fellowships, grants, scholarships, or other "free" monies available to graduate students are administered by the various University academic departments or professional schools. Before applications for federal funds will be considered, students should apply directly to their departments or schools for financial assistance. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide the Office of Financial Aid with an official department letter indicating the applicant’s award or denial status.

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