Application Deadlines by State

StateDeadlines
Alabama: Check with your financial aid administrator
Alaska: AK Education Grant and AK Performance Scholarship - June 30th
Arizona: Check with your financial aid administrator
Arkansas: For Academic Challenge - June 1st; For Workforce Grant - check with your financial aid administrator;
For Higher Education Opportunity Grant - June 1st (fall term) and November 1st (spring term)
California: For initial awards - March 2nd; For additional community college awards - September 2nd
(date postmarked; additional forms may be required)
Colorado: Check with your financial aid administrator
Connecticut: February 15th (additional forms may be required)
Delaware: April 15th
District of Columbia: May 31st (additional forms may be required)
Florida: May 15th - date processed
Georgia: Check with your financial aid administrator
Hawaii: Check with your financial aid administrator (additional forms may be required)
Idaho: Opportunity Grant - March 1st (additional forms may be required)
Illinois: As soon as possible after January 1st (awards made until funds are depleted)
Indiana: March 10th
Iowa: July 1st
Kansas: April 1st (additional forms may be required)
Kentucky: As soon as possible after January 1st (awards made until funds are depleted)
Louisiana: June 30th
Maine: May 1st
Maryland: March 1st
Massachusetts: May 1st
Michigan: March 1st
Minnesota: 30 days after term starts
Mississippi: MTAG and MESG Grants - September 15th; HELP Scholarship - March 31st
Missouri: April 1st
Montana: March 1st
Nebraska: Check with your financial aid administrator (additional forms may be required)
Nevada: Check with your financial aid administrator (additional forms may be required)
New Hampshire: Not offering a state grant
New Jersey: June 1st if you received a Tuition Aid Grant last year;
All other applications –October 1st (for fall and spring terms) and March 1st (for spring term only)
New Mexico: Check with your financial aid administrator (additional forms may be required)
New York: June 30th (additional forms may be required)
North Carolina: As soon as possible after January 1st (awards made until funds are depleted)
North Dakota: April 15th
Ohio: October 1st
Oklahoma: March 1st
Oregon: OSAC Private Scholarships - March 1st; Oregon Opportunity Grant - February 1st
Pennsylvania: All first-time applicants at a community college, business/trade/technical school,
hospital school of nursing or enrolled in a non-transferable two-year program – August 1st;
All other applicants - May 1st (additional forms may be required)
Puerto Rico: Check with your financial aid administrator
Rhode Island: March 1st
South Carolina: Tuition Grants - June 30th; SC Commission on Higher Education –
As soon as possible after January 1st(awards made until funds are depleted)
South Dakota: Check with your financial aid administrator (additional forms may be required)
Tennessee: For State Grant - As soon as possible after January 1st
(awards made until funds are depleted); For State Lottery - September 1st
Texas: Check with your financial aid administrator (additional forms may be required)
U.S. Virgin Islands: Check with your financial aid administrator (additional forms may be required)
Utah: Check with your financial aid administrator
Vermont: As soon as possible after January 1st (awards made until funds are depleted)
Virginia: Check with your financial aid administrator (additional forms may be required)
Washington: As soon as possible after January 1st (awards made until funds are depleted)
West Virginia: Promise Scholarship - March 1st; WV Higher Education Grant Program - April 15th
Wisconsin: Check with your financial aid administrator
Wyoming: Check with your financial aid administrator (additional forms may be required)