University of Southern Indiana
  • 5 Reasons to Complete the FAFSA
    5 Reasons to Complete the FAFSA

    If you'll attend college between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016, you should complete the FAFSA. Apply by March 10 to maximize your eligibility!

  • File by March 10 to be considered for state aid!
    File by March 10 to be considered for state aid!

    File your 2015-2016 FAFSA online today at You may qualify for Indiana state aid to attend USI.

  • Making your college experience more affordable
    Making your college experience more affordable

    Twenty-First Century Scholars are eligible to receive a State of Indiana grant and a textbook award to attend USI. Learn more...

Student Financial Assistance

Student Financial Assistance is dedicated to helping University of Southern Indiana students and their families navigate the financial aid process and educating them in making the best use of all resources available to help finance the cost of their education.

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Financial Aid News

  • Outside Scholarship Information
    We are beginning to receive scholarship information from outside resources for the 2016-2017 academic year. Be sure to check out our outside scholarship page for more information. 


  • 2015-2016 FAFSA
    Although the state of Indiana filing deadline has passed (March 10), you can still file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at to be considered for federal financial aid. The FAFSA is used to determine eligibility for federal, state, and University financial aid programs including the Direct (Student) Loan and Direct (Parent) PLUS Loan.


    • Check before you drop!  
      After the first week of the term, be sure to meet with a financial aid counselor before dropping coursework. Your aid could be impacted by dropping a course or courses.


    • Know the renewal criteria for each of your awards!                                  Some grants and scholarships require not only that you are a full-time student, but that you earn a certain number of credit hours each year in order to maintain eligibility.

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