How to Apply for Federal Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online, is used to apply for a Federal Pell Grant. If you are an Oklahoma resident, you may also be considered for the Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG) program. Federal student loans are not available for career training at Meridian.

Step 1. Apply for a FSA ID and password

If completing a FAFSA and you have not created an FSA ID and password, apply at Create FSA ID

Step 2. Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA applications can be completed online at Meridian’s school code is 012474.

Student Aid Reports (SARs) take approximately three weeks to process and review. You may be asked for additional documentation, so please check your email frequently.

Step 4. Award Notification

Meridian’s Financial Aid Office will send you an award notification indicating the amount of Pell Grant you are eligible to receive.

2024-2025 FAFSA

Complete your FAFSA soon after October 1, for the upcoming school year. The 2024-2025 FAFSA is now available.