Financial Aid & Student Employment

Supporting you in understanding and navigating the financial side of attending college.
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We're Here to Help Students & Families

At UW-Stout's Financial Aid Office, we pride ourselves in providing premier service to our students and their families. We understand that many people cannot meet all the costs of college, so we strive to meet the financial needs of all our students. 75% of first-year, full-time UW-Stout undergraduates receive some form of financial support, with the average financial aid package totaling over $11,200. 


75% of first-year, full-time UW-Stout undergrads receive financial support.

Connect with Us!

The entire team is committed to educating current and prospective students about financial aid options to get the most out of your experience here at UW-Stout. We are available in person and online. Reach out and let us know what we can do for you!    

Contact us at 715-232-1363 or

Wisconsin Tuition Promise

The Wisconsin Tuition Promise provides first-time underserved Wisconsin students with a pathway to a better future.
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Tommy G. Thompson Leadership Scholarship

Get $3,000 for Showing Public Leadership!    
Unlock opportunities with the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership Scholarship. If you're an undergrad who has shown leadership that aligns with Governor Tommy G. Thompson's legacy, this is for you.

  • Award: $3,000 scholarship
  • Eligibility: UW-System undergraduate
  • Deadline: November 26, 2023 11:45 p.m CT

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NowFAFSA is available online . FAFSA School Code: 003915
March 1Summer Financial Aid Application will be available when summer registration begins.
March 15UW-Stout's priority filing date for the FAFSA.
April 15Tax deadline with the IRS. Keep copies of your tax documents, which may be needed by the Financial Aid Office.
Late MayFinancial aid recipients undergo what is called Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). Generally, this means that financial aid recipients must complete at least 67% of all credits attempted and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA.
May, June, JulyNew Direct Stafford loan borrowers must complete entrance counseling online.
Early AugustBilling notices for fall are emailed from Student Business Services.
Early SeptemberCredits and refunds: Fall financial aid is credited to your account and any remaining funds after these charges are paid will be returned to the student in the form of a refund. Refunds will be automatically sent to student's bank account unless specified otherwise.
October 15

Winterm Financial Aid Application will be available when winterm registration begins.

Stout Foundation Scholarship Application is available from mid October through the first Monday in February.

Early December2024-2025 FAFSA should be available online soon. FAFSA School Code: 003915
Late DecemberSatisfactory Academic Progress is measured and warning letters are sent to financial aid recipients who fail to complete 67% of all credits attempted or maintain a 2.0 GPA.


See your Federal Student Loan Repayment options:    Loan Simulator