Financial Aid


Apply for Financial Aid, Scholarships, Grants, and Work-Study at Dillard University. For additional information, visit our One-Stop Shop page.

Step 1:

Apply for admission to Dillard University. If you haven’t done so, apply now.

Decision Day 2022Step 2:

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Both student and parent must apply for a Federal Student Aid username and password which is used to electronically sign the FAFSA (apply here). Dillard University’s School Code is: 002004. (Priority deadline is March 1st).

Step 3:

Submit any additional documentation requested by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships within two (2) weeks of notification.

Step 4:

Check your award status at myDU.

Step 5:

If you were awarded a Federal Direct Loan, you must complete entrance loan counseling and e-sign a Master Promissory Note. Otherwise, your loan(s) will not be disbursed to your student account.

Step 6:

Apply for outside scholarships. Our outside scholarship page is a great resource.

Step 7:

To maintain your eligibility for financial aid, you must meet Dillard University’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards.

Details and FAQs can be found at the Dillard University One-Stop Shop.