Need-Based Loans

Eligibility for need-based loans is based on results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and on receipt of other types of financial assistance, such as scholarships and grants. To be considered for a need-based loan.

To be considered for the need-based Federal Perkins Loans and nursing student loans, you must meet the Mizzou priority deadline for filing the FAFSA.

Need-based loans include:

Important Dates

For the 2024-2025 academic year

Dec. 1, 2023 - Scholarship deadline for first-time college students

Feb. 1, 2024 - Scholarship deadline for current & transfer students

March 1, 2024 - MU's recommended FAFSA priority submission date

Apr. 1, 2024 - FAFSA submission deadline

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