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About NSU Financial Aid

Welcome to NSU's Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)! Here you will find everything you need to know about student financial aid, including how to apply, financial aid deadlines, and types of aid available to graduate and undergraduate students, including Florida student financial aid. Our office administers federal, state, and university financial aid programs such as grants, loans, scholarships, and veterans benefits. Please take a moment to explore our site!


dollars and senseEnrollment and Student Services (ESS) has published the Spring/Summer 2018 edition of the Dollar$ and $ense newsletter. Look for each issue which includes financial aid information and other important ESS updates.

The 2018 Florida Legislative Session brings good news for NSU undergraduate students who are Florida residents:

  • Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG): Increased and Renamed

The Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG) has been renamed to Effective Access to Student Education (EASE) Grant. In addition, 2018-2019 award amounts increased from $3,300 to $3,500. Eligible students will be awarded $1,750 for the fall and $1,750 for the winter semester.

  • Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholarship Increased

The Medallion Scholars award has increased from $77 to $160 per credit and will also be available for enrollment in the summer beginning with the 2019 summer semester.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for aid in the 2018-2019 academic year is now available at The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT), which allows you to import your (your parent’s) IRS tax information into your FAFSA, is available with enhanced privacy protection. Not everyone is eligible to use the IRS DRT, and the IRS DRT does not input all the financial information required on the FAFSA form. Therefore, you should have your 2016 tax return and 2016 IRS W-2 available for reference. Use NSU's Federal Code 001509 to ensure NSU receives your FAFSA information.

For additional filing tips, visit Homeroom, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Education. 

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