Financial Aid Forms

Please use caution when downloading forms. For financial aid during or after August 2018, refer to the 2018-2019 forms section. For all other matters please refer to the 2017-2018 forms section.

Required tax documents

Some documents are not found on our website. Learn how and where to request the correct tax documents.

Complete the FAFSA

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) must be completed to receive federal student aid.

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2018-2019 forms

Adjustment to Direct Loans 2018-2019

Request for previously declined Stafford Loans as well as for Stafford Loan level progression.

Aid Cancellation Request 2018-2019

Form used to cancel all or portions of a student's financial aid award.

Appeal to Satisfactory Academic Progress 2018-2019

Students filing an appeal to Satisfactory Academic Progress must also complete an Academic Plan below

Appeal to Satisfactory Academic Progress - Academic Plan 2018-2019

Students filing an appeal to Satisfactory Academic Progress must complete the Academic Plan

Asset Information Worksheet 2018-2019

Used if you and/or your parents are required to report asset information for verification purposes

Bankruptcy, Default, Loan Over Limits

Child Support Paid 2018-2019

Report child support paid in 2016, if requested

Child Support Received 2018-2019

Report child support received in 2016, if requested

Clarification of Graduate or Senior Status Form

Form used to clarify admission status. The FAFSA information indicated that you have received a bachelor's degree or that you will be a graduate student, but our records show you admitted as an undergraduate.

Clarification of a Prior Degree Conflict 2018-2019

Clarify admission status, if requested. The FAFSA information indicated that you have received a bachelor's degree or that you will be a graduate student, but our records show you admitted as an undergraduate

Confirm Selective Service Registration 2018-2019

Verify selective service registration, if requested

Consortium Agreement 2018-2019

One form for all consortium agreements, where MSU is the "Home" institution. Please refer to the Consortium Terms and Conditions, the Consortium Description page, and the list of Cooperative Degree Programs

Direct Deposit of Aid Form 2018-2019

Any financial aid refunds from your student account may be deposited directly into your bank account by providing an authorization for Direct Deposit. You can also set this up electronically through your My.MissouriState account

Dislocated Worker or Displaced Homemaker Form 2018-2019

Verify your, your spouse's, or your parents' status as a dislocated worker or displaced homemaker, if requested

Exemption to Full-Time Enrollment Requirement for Graduating Seniors

Application for exemption to the full-time enrollment requirement for graduating seniors receiving University funded scholarships

Exemption to Full-Time Enrollment Requirement for MOGO Recipients

Application for exemption to the full-time enrollment requirement for graduate students receiving the Missouri Outreach Graduate Opportunity Scholarship

Graduate PLUS Loan Application 2018-2019

Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose 2018-2019

Use only one of the two pages linked here, depending on whether you are submitting this remotely or in our office

Non-Filing Statement for Student 2018-2019

Confirm that the student did not and is not required to file a 2016 tax return

Non-Filing Statement for the Student's Spouse 2018-2019

Confirm that the student's spouse did not and is not required to file a 2016 tax return

Non-Filing Statement for Parent(s) 2018-2019

Confirm that the student's parents did not and are not required to file a 2016 tax return

Parent PLUS Loan Application 2018-2019 - Credit Approved

Use this form to apply for a Parent Plus loan only if your credit check though StudentLoans.gov was approved.

Parent PLUS Loan Application 2018-2019 - Credit Denied

Use this form to apply for a Parent Plus loan only if your credit check though StudentLoans.gov was denied.

Private Tuition Payment Verification Form 2018-2019

Allows private/parochial school(s) to assist in the Special Circumstance process

Proof of Dependent Support 2018-2019

Proof of Emancipated Minor or Legal Guardianship Status 2018-2019

Confirms your status as an Emancipated Minor, if requested

Proof of Other Legal Dependents 2018-2019

Proof of Orphan/Foster Care/Ward of the Court Status 2018-2019

Confirms your status of no living parents, prior placement in foster care or prior Ward of the Court status

Proof of Unaccompanied Student Status 2018-2019

Confirms your status as an unaccompanied student

Release of Information Authorization

A student may authorize the University to disclose education records that are otherwise protected under FERPA. The release form must be completed, signed, dated, and must specify the records to be disclosed and the identity of the recipient. Forms are accepted in person, from the student’s MSU email account or by mail or fax if the form is notarized.

Request to Reinstate Scholarship 2018-2019

Special Circumstance Worksheet - Dependent Student 2018-2019

Please refer to Special Circumstance Guidelines before completing this application. The deadline for submitting this and all supporting documents is March 31st, 2019

Special Circumstance Worksheet - Independent Student 2018-2019

Please refer to Special Circumstance Guidelines before completing this application. The deadline for submitting this and all supporting documents is March 31st, 2019

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits Received 2018-2019

Report SNAP Benefits received by any member of student's household, if requested

TEACH Grant Application 2018-2019

Unusual Enrollment History Appeal Form

Verification Worksheet - Dependent Student 2018-2019

If you have been selected for verification, the Office of Student Financial Aid needs more information to complete the processing of your financial aid. Information needed might be number in your family, number in college, various taxed and untaxed income questions, etc.

Verification Worksheet - Independent Student 2018-2019

If you have been selected for verification, the Office of Student Financial Aid needs more information to complete the processing of your financial aid. Information needed might be number in your family, number in college, various taxed and untaxed in

Vocational Rehabilitation Documentaiton of Assistance 2018-2019


2017-2018 forms

Adjustment to Direct Loans 2017-2018 

*Deadline to submit: May 11, 2018 for a fall/spring loan*
Request for previously declined Stafford Loans as well as for Stafford Loan level progression.

Aid Cancellation Request 2017-2018

*Deadline to submit: May 11, 2018 for a fall/spring loan*
Form used to cancel all or portions of a student's financial aid award.

Appeal to Satisfactory Academic Progress 2017-2018

Students filing an appeal to Satisfactory Academic Progress must also complete an Academic Plan below

Appeal to Satisfactory Academic Progress - Academic Plan 2017-2018

Students filing an appeal to Satisfactory Academic Progress must complete the Academic Plan

Asset Information Worksheet 2017-2018

Used if you and/or your parents are required to report asset information for verification purposes

Bankruptcy, Default, Loan Over Limits

Child Support Paid 2017-2018

Report child support paid in 2015, if requested

Child Support Received 2017-2018

Clarification of Graduate or Senior Status Form

Form used to clarify admission status. The FAFSA information indicated that you have received a bachelor's degree or that you will be a graduate student, but our records show you admitted as an undergraduate.

Clarification of a Prior Degree Conflict 2017-2018

Clarify admission status, if requested. The FAFSA information indicated that you have received a bachelor's degree or that you will be a graduate student, but our records show you admitted as an undergraduate

Confirm Selective Service Registration 2017-2018

Verify selective service registration, if requested.

Consortium Agreement 2017-2018

One form for all consortium agreements, where MSU is the "Home" institution. Please refer to the Consortium Terms and Conditions, the Consortium Description page, and the list of Cooperative Degree Programs

Direct Deposit of Aid Form 2017-2018

Any financial aid refunds from your student account may be deposited directly into your bank account by providing an authorization for Direct Deposit. You can also set this up electronically through your My.MissouriState account

Dislocated Worker or Displaced Homemaker Form 2017-2018

Verify your, your spouse's, or your parents' status as a dislocated worker or displaced homemaker, if requested

Exemption to Full-Time Enrollment Requirement for Graduating Seniors

Application for exemption to the full-time enrollment requirement for graduating seniors receiving University funded scholarships

Exemption to Full-Time Enrollment Requirement for MOGO Recipients

Application for exemption to the full-time enrollment requirement for graduate students receiving the Missouri Outreach Graduate Opportunity Scholarship

Graduate PLUS Loan Application 2017-2018

Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose 2017-2018

Use only one of the two pages linked here, depending on whether you are submitting this remotely or in our office

Non-Filing Statement for Student 2017-2018

Confirm that the student did not and is not required to file a 2015 tax return

Non-Filing Statement for the Student's Spouse 2017-2018

Confirm that the student's spouse did not and is not required to file a 2015 tax return

Non-Filing Statement for Parent(s) 2017-2018

Confirm that the student's parents did not and are not required to file a 2015 tax return

Parent PLUS Loan Application 2017-2018

Private Tuition Payment Verification Form 2017-2018

Allows private/parochial school(s) to assist in the Special Circumstance process

Proof of Dependent Support 2017-2018

Proof of Emancipated Minor or Legal Guardianship Status 2017-2018

Confirms your status as an Emancipated Minor, if requested

Proof of Other Legal Dependents 2017-2018

Proof of Orphan/Foster Care/Ward of the Court Status 2017-2018

Confirms your status of no living parents, prior placement in foster care or prior Ward of the Court status

Proof of Unaccompanied Student Status 2017-2018

Confirms your status as an unaccompanied student

Release of Information Authorization

A student may authorize the University to disclose education records that are otherwise protected under FERPA. The release form must be completed, signed, dated, and must specify the records to be disclosed and the identity of the recipient. Forms are accepted in person, from the student’s MSU email account or by mail or fax if the form is notarized.

Request to Reinstate Scholarship 2017-2018

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits Received 2017-2018

Report SNAP Benefits received by any member of student's household, if requested

TEACH Grant Application 2017-2018

Unusual Enrollment History Appeal Form

Verification Worksheet - Dependent Student 2017-2018

If you have been selected for verification, the Office of Student Financial Aid needs more information to complete the processing of your financial aid. Information needed might be number in your family, number in college, various taxed and untaxed income questions, etc.

Verification Worksheet - Independent Student 2017-2018

If you have been selected for verification, the Office of Student Financial Aid needs more information to complete the processing of your financial aid. Information needed might be number in your family, number in college, various taxed and untaxed in

Vocational Rehabilitation Documentaiton of Assistance 2017-2018