Prospective, Newly Admitted And Current Graduate/Professional Students

If you wish to apply for Federal Student Aid (FSA) and/or the HOPE or Zell Miller Scholarship, please read the following:

Application Process

  1. See the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if you wish to complete the application for FSA.
  2. Graduate and Professional students wishing to receive a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan and/or a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan must complete the Graduate/Professional Student Unsubsidized Loan and Graduate PLUS Loan Application Steps.
  3. Continuing (current) students at UGA can apply for Federal Student Aid (FSA) if they meet the Basic Student Eligibility Requirements including Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), even if they have not applied for federal aid in prior years.  Current students may also apply after the start of the academic year but must meet eligibility requirements for Retroactive Federal Student Aid.

Graduate Assistantships & Financial Aid Impact

Reporting Outside Scholarships and Other Resources to the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA).