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Financial Aid

Financial Assistance for All Students

 
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At Georgia Southwestern, we aim to provide quality support in assisting students with their financial needs. The Office of Student Financial Aid offers financial resources to assist in funding in the form of grants, institutional scholarships, employment, and student loans to students. GSW offers one of the most generous scholarship programs in the state, making us one of the best values and most affordable universities in the nation.

Our staff will help sort through various types of financial aid, including the Georgia HOPE Scholarships and Federal Student Aid Programs. Earning your education doesn't have to come with years of debt, and we're here to help!

Student Resources

Scholarships & Aid

Tuition & Fees

GSW Affordability

Financial Aid Forms

In order to qualify for Financial Aid, students must complete the FAFSA for every academic year. Complete your online application after October 1st and before April 15th to qualify for priority consideration for the 2021-22 term.

How Financial Aid is Awarded

Most student aid is awarded based on financial need. Need is the difference between your budgeted cost of attendance (educational expenses such as tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, and other related expenses) and an amount you and your family are expected to contribute toward your education (EFC – expected family contribution – is determined by the central processor based on a national standard formula).

Need to Check Your Financial Aid Status? 

New Students       Continuing Students

FAFSA Application

Contact

Office of Student Financial Aid

Canes Central

229-928-1378 phone
229-931-2061 fax
finaid@gsw.edu

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Staff

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Requirements

To be eligible for Scholarships, Grants or other Financial Aid, you must meet the following requirements:

  • A student enrolled at least half-time in a degree seeking program
  • In good standing and making satisfactory academic progress.
  • A U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • You are not in default on an educational loan or owe a refund on an educational grant

Available Aid Types

Eligibility

You are eligible for some type of aid if you are a classified student enrolled at least half-time in a degree seeking program, are a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen, are making satisfactory academic progress, and are not in default on an educational loan or owe a refund on an educational grant.

Scholarships

Awards based on academic excellence, merit, and talent.  GSW Scholarship Application Deadlines - March 1st; Other – May 15th.

Apply now. 

Grants

Awards that you do not have to pay back.

Work Study

Job that allows you the opportunity to earn money to help pay for school the following semester.

Loans

Money borrowed that you must repay with interest.

Have questions about financial aid?

GSW's Financial Aid office offers Financial Aid TV, which gives you the opportunity to get answers to financial aid questions, 24/7, while offering a variety of informative videos.   

Check out our Financial Aid Television videos today!

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