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.

    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.
    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
    Used for verification of students who are supporting a child during schooling
    Federal Direct PLUS Loan
    Application for the Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
    Used to appeal your financial aid suspension
    Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose
    Used to certify you will use financial aid only for educational purposes and to pay the cost of attending MSUM
    Petition for Consideration of Independent Status
    Used to request consideration of changing your dependency status to independent
    Petition for Consideration of Independent Status due to Marriage
    Used to request consideration of changing your dependency status to independent due to a marriage date after submitting your FAFSA
    Used to verify MSUM can release your information to specified individuals
    Used to order a transcript or other tax return information free of charge
    Used to order a tax return transcript free of charge
    Request for Waiver–SELF
    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)
    Used when not filing a FAFSA and requesting a private loan (not MN SELF or Bank of ND DEAL)
    Used to appeal the consideration for being awarded an academic scholarship or upgrading your scholarship
    Special Conditions Appeal
    Used to request an update to financial conditions or income reported on your FAFSA
    Used to appeal the standard budget due to extraordinary expenses incurred during the academic year
    Application for the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
    Unaccompanied Homeless Youth
    Used to verify your status as an unaccompanied homeless youth for federal financial aid funding
    Unsubsidized Direct Loan without Parent Data
    Used to apply for an unsubsidized direct loan without parent data
    Work Study Authorization
    Summer 2020
    Used to authorize work study funds for student employment