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Complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA

The 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available beginning October 1 on line at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Submit your application as soon as possible, but no later than June 30, 2018. Your application must be received by your last day of enrollment in the 2018-19 school year.

For the 2018–19 FAFSA, students will be required to report income and tax information from an earlier tax year. When completing the 2018–19 FAFSA, the 2016 income and tax information will be reported.

We recommend the use of the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allows for automatic transfer  of federal tax return data, and helps cut down on errors while greatly reducing your chances of being selected for verification by the U.S. Department of Education.

When completing the FAFSA form, be sure to indicate Bowie State University’s school code -002062 to ensure they we receive your information.   

Maryland Residents

The State has an extensive array of financial aid programs in the form of grants, scholarships and other awards for students. Be sure to complete the FAFSA application by the state deadline of March 1, 2018.

Additional information regarding specific programs and applications can be found at  www.mhec.maryland.gov.

DC Residents     

To apply for DCTAG residents must use the DC OneApp. The DC OneApp is the online application college-bound District residents use to apply for funding from the District of Columbia’s Tuition Assistance Grant.

The DC One App will be available February 1, 2018 . The DC One App and supporting documentation must be received by the published deadline of June 30, 2018.

Additional information can be found at osse.dc.gov.