Financial Aid Forms

  • At Minnesota State University Moorhead, we understand applying for financial aid can be an overwhelming process. To make things easier, you'll find a list of commonly used financial aid forms and a description of their purpose below. In some cases, you may need to submit additional forms to the Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid along with your FAFSA in order to receive your award package.

    Form Description
    Authorization to Credit Account Used to authorize MSUM to credit any remaining funds to miscellaneous charges billed to my account, including MSUM Bookstore charges, library fines, parking tickets, late fees, etc.
    Degree Certification Used to identify courses and degree program if seeking a second bachelor's degree, teacher certification, or undergoing preparatory work for a graduate program at MSUM
    Dependency Support Verification
    2017-2018
    Used for verification of students who are supporting a child during schooling
    FAFSA Signature Page
    2017-2018
    Used to provide required signatures on your FAFSA when not done electronically
    Federal Direct PLUS Loan
    2017-2018
    Application for the Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
    Financial Aid Suspension Used to appeal your financial aid suspension
    Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
    2017-2018
    Used to certify you will use financial aid only for educational purposes and to pay the cost of attending MSUM
    Income Verification
    2017-2018
    Used to verify your, your parents' or your spouse's income
    Petition for Consideration of Independent Status
    2017-2018
    Used to request consideration of changing your dependency status to independent
    Petition for Consideration of Independent Status due to Marriage
    2017-2018
    Used to request consideration of changing your dependency status to independent due to a marriage date after submitting your FAFSA
    Private Loan Self-Certification Application
    2017-2018
    Used to complete a private loan application, if not provided by the lender
    Release of Student Information Used to verify MSUM can release your information to specified individuals
    Request for Transcript of Tax Return (4506-T) Used to order a transcript or other tax return information free of charge
    Request for Waiver–SELF
    2017-2018
    Used to satisfy the Student Educational Loan Fund (SELF) program requirement of the Maximum Effort Test when a FAFSA will not be filed
    Review for Waiver of Application File–Private Loan (Excluding SELF)
    2017-2018
    Used when not filing a FAFSA and requesting a private loan (not MN SELF or Bank of ND DEAL)
    Scholarship Appeal Used to appeal the consideration for being awarded an academic scholarship or upgrading your scholarship
    Special Conditions Appeal
    2017-2018
    Used to request an update to financial conditions or income reported on your FAFSA
    Summer Semester Financial Aid Application Used to request a summer financial aid award notice
    Student Educational Cost Worksheet Used to appeal the standard budget due to extraordinary expenses incurred during the academic year
    TEACH Grant Application Application for the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
    Unaccompanied Homeless Youth
    2017-2018
    Used to verify your status as an unaccompanied homeless youth for federal financial aid funding
    Unsubsidized Direct Loan without Parent Data
    2017-2018
    Used to apply for an unsubsidized direct loan without parent data
    Work Study Authorization
    Fall & Spring 2017-2018
    Used to authorize work study funds for student employment