Apply to Eastern University

  • Make sure that you have completed all the steps in the admissions process.

    Apply for Financial Aid

    • Apply for a FSA ID (student and parent) at www.FSAID.ed.gov. This FSA ID will serve as your electronic signature. Parent of a dependent student must also apply for a FSA ID.
    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
    • The PA State Grant Deadline for filing the FAFSA is May 1.
    • Eastern University’s school code is 003259.

      Apply for Outside Scholarships

        Check your status

        • To check your admissions status, please contact the Admissions Office.
        • Watch your email/mail for your Student Aid Report (SAR) which is the report generated from the submission of your FAFSA.
        • Check your SAR to make sure all your information is correct.

          Review your Award Letter

          • Once you have received your acceptance letter from Admissions, your Initial Award Letter will soon follow.
          • Review letter with parents if applicable. Your financial aid information and awards can be viewed on Eastern’s portal- my.eastern.edu.

            Complete your Stafford Loan paperwork

            • Complete your Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling at www.StudentLoans.gov (Subsidized/Unsubsidized link). Remember, you must sign your application using your own FSA IDr- this is the same FSA ID you used to sign your FAFSA.

              Tips-n-Hints

              1. Keep copies of everything in a safe place for each school year, especially confirmation pages, FSA ID's, usernames and passwords, and award letters.
              2. Take an active role in your education- this is YOUR financial aid. Don’t hesitate to ask questions.
              3. Complete all requests for additional information in a timely manner. Remember, requests will be sent out to your Eastern email account.
              4. Use our website to find additional information on loans, scholarships, grants, and student employment programs.