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Financial Aid

We are here to assist you reach your educational goals with several financial aid programs available. Contact us with any questions.

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What is Financial Aid?

Financial Aid is defined as Federal, State, Local, and Private funds to help meet a student's cost of attendance, including tuition, fees, housing and meal plans, books and supplies. Financial Aid can include grants, loans, scholarships and work study. You could qualify for more than one type of financial aid.

Here to Help

Our Financial Aid staff is here to help you navigate the financial aid process. We can offer a variety of advice and assistance, the most important one being be mindful of deadlines. Financial aid funds are limited in many programs, with funding going to the earliest eligible applicants. As a result, deadlines are heavily enforced.

How Do I Apply for Financial Aid?

There are four basic steps to apply for financial aid 

All eligible students interested in Financial Aid must complete a free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

Wayne State has a priority deadline of April 1.

Steps in Financial Aid

I've Completed the FAFSA. Now What?

After you have completed your FAFSA, watch your mail and email for information from us on instructions on viewing your award offer.

After you have accepted your award, there are steps you must complete while on campus in order to stay eligible

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Financial Aid Award and Disbursement Information

Check your WildcatsOnline account for your up-to-the-minute financial aid award and disbursement information. If you need to complete additional verification, you can find the appropriate forms here. 

Contact Us

Financial Aid Office
Hahn 104
1111 Main Street
Wayne, NE 68787

Phone: 800-228-9972 ext. 7229
Local: 402-375-7229
Fax: 402-375-7067

Email: sfs@wsc.edu