Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid Available


A scholarship is a form of financial aid that does not have to be repaid. It is often merit-based or restricted to a select population of students.


A grant is a form of financial aid that does not need to be repaid. It is often based on financial need and can be restricted to a select population of students.


The Federal Work-Study Program is a federal employment program for undergraduate, graduate, medical, and professional psychology students.


A loan is a form of financial aid that must be repaid by the borrower.

Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

File Your FAFSA

To apply for grants, work study, and loans you need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Currently, you can file the FAFSA for both the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years. The priority deadline for filing the 2018-2019 FAFSA is January 8, 2018.

Wright State’s federal school code is 003078.

Apply for Donor and University Funded Scholarships

Undergraduate and graduate students (first-year, continuing, and transfer) can search for multiple donor-based scholarships funded through the Wright State University Foundation and also scholarships funded by the University.

Next Steps and Related Information