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  • The summer financial aid loan application is available on OFSA Forms webpage

    Students must apply for and be awarded summer financial aid before their summer session ends.

    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore financial aid year includes the following terms: fall, winter, spring, and summer.  Summer is the last term of the year.


    Undergraduate students must enroll for at least six hours and graduate students must enroll for at least five hours to be eligible for summer financial aid. Hour requirements vary for students enrolled in the thesis and dissertation courses (i.e., 1 credit of 799 or 899 = Full-Time).

    After a student is awarded, if enrollment hours change (a student withdraws from the University or drops an individual class), cost of attendance and financial aid may be adjusted and this may result in a student being billed for financial aid received and/or loss of Work-Study.

    For financial aid purposes, the 2018 summer session is considered the final term of the 2017-2018 award year. To apply for 2018 summer financial aid students must:

    Important Information

    Students must be registered for summer classes before submitting the summer application.

    To be awarded a Parent PLUS for summer, the parent must complete an electronic Direct PLUS Loan request on