If TU offers you a scholarship, you will receive a scholarship offer letter from the
awarding department. Scholarship offer letters will explain the eligibility and renewal
requirements for each scholarship.
If you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process and are eligible for aid, the Financial Aid Office will send you an award notification that will list all the aid we are able to offer you for that academic year including
any loans, need-based grants and previously offered scholarships.
Your notification will list the maximum amounts that you can borrow from the federal
loan programs. You must choose if you want to borrow loans and the amounts you want
- New students — the Financial Aid Office starts mailing award notifications to prospective new fall students by early March.
- Returning students — the Financial Aid Office starts emailing award notifications to returning students’ TU email account by May 1.
Viewing and Accepting Aid
Each Award Notification lists your aid offers for one academic year (fall and spring
terms). If you apply for summer aid, it will be listed at the end of the academic
year (fall, spring, summer). To view and accept your awards, follow the instructions at Accepting Aid.
Evaluating Your Options – Optional
Visit our Evaluating Your Options information if you are a prospective student and you have questions about comparing
aid offers and schools, other aid options, how to finance your remaining costs, or
other options for reducing your costs.
The College Financing Plan Aid Comparison Tool – Optional
The College Financing Plan is an optional federal tool that you can use to compare your aid offers and net costs from different
schools in a standardized format.
View more information: https://www.towson.edu/admissions/financialaid/guide/notification/