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Financial Aid

The primary purpose of the Student Financial Aid Office is to provide financial assistance to students and parents who family resources are insufficient to meet educational expenses.

Financial aid at Shaw University consist of scholarships, grants, loans and jobs awarded singly or in the form of a "package" to meet a student's financial need. The factor of need is considered for all forms of financial assistance unless otherwise stipulated.

Financial aid is awarded for one year only, upon re-application and demonstrated continued eligibility. The priority deadline for applying for Shaw University administered financial aid is March 1st for the ensuing academic year.


Exit Loan Workshops
Beginning Monday, March 17th, exit loan workshops will be held every hour from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Thomas J. Boyd Chapel. Graduating students are required to attend one of the exit loan workshops as part of the Graduation Clearance Process. Click the view flyer button below for more information about the workshops, including when the sessions are scheduled.


Summer School Application 
The 2014 Summer School Application is now available online. Applicants must complete the applications and be enrolled with six (6) credit hours to receive loan funds.