Timeline

 

Important Events
August
September
  • Use scholarship search sites to identify outside scholarships you may want to apply for
  • Check national, state, private, corporate, foundation and local scholarship opportunities
  • Apply for outside scholarships in your school and community
October
  • Apply for outside scholarships in your school and community
November
  • Freshmen – Apply for Admission by November 1 to be considered for University-wide academic scholarships
December
  • Save your year-end payroll stub as you may need it to complete the FAFSA
  • Current first year students check the Caldwell Fellowship website for dates and instructions
January
  • Submit your FAFSA on the Web, as soon after January 1 as possible
  • Get your taxes prepared early, and save copies in case they are needed by the Financial Aid office
  • Aid disbursement for current students occurs on the first day of the spring semester
  • Gatling Grant – Admission application and birth certificate due January 15
February
  • FAFSA Day – Check local information for assistance in completing the FAFSA
  • Get your taxes prepared early, and save copies in case they are needed by the Financial Aid office
  • Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship available online. Applicants must complete the FAFSA and Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship application no later than March 1.
March
  • March 1 is NC State’s priority filing date for submission of the FAFSA
  • Submit copies of tax forms to the Financial Aid office, if requested
  • Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship application due March 1. Applicants must complete the FAFSA no later than March 1.
  • Report outside scholarships to Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid
April
  • Award letters mailed to new entering freshman, current & transfer students
  • NC State academic scholarship offers announced
  • Apply for aid if you plan to attend summer school
May
  • Entering freshmen – Enrollment Deposits due May 1 to confirm your place in NC State’s freshman class
  • NC State Family Scholarship application due May 1
  • Edward Ruggles – Southeastern Gas Association Dependent Scholarship application due May 1
  • James Rider – Carrier Corporation Dependent scholarship application due May 1
  • Tom Glover Scholarship – NC DOT dependent scholarship application due May 1
  • City of Raleigh dependent scholarship application due May 1
July
  • Attend New Student Orientation
  • Fall semester bills sent to students
  • First time borrowers sign Master Promissory Note and complete Entrance Loan Counseling