We'll Help You Fund a Brighter Future

At Webster University, we have provided an educational environment accessible to all for more than a century. That’s why we offer a variety of scholarship opportunities for our incoming freshmen, transfer students and active military.

The Office of Financial Aid at Webster University is here to help you complete applications, find suitable assistance programs and answer any questions you have about financial aid. We’re committed to making your college education affordable.

Webster administers financial aid each academic year, which includes summer, fall and spring terms. We start processing aid offer notifications for the upcoming academic year for prospective students after they have been academically accepted and all required financial aid documents have been received.

240+
scholarships available for undergrads

Important Dates and Deadlines for Undergraduates

The FAFSA for the 2024-2025 school year is now available to complete at studentaid.gov. Be sure to enter Webster school code 002521.

Jan. 31st. 2024

Feb. 2024

  • FAFSA records released to Webster University by Department of Education
  • Financial aid offers for Freshman and Transfer students admitted for Fall 2024 with a completed FAFSA on file will be mailed by March 1st.

March 1, 2024

  • FAFSA priority submission deadline (enter school code 002521)

May 1, 2024

Contact the Office of Financial Aid

financialaid@webster.edu

Phone: 314-968-6992 or 800-983-4623

Fax: 314-968-7125

Applying for Financial Aid Consideration

Step One: Apply for Admission

Complete your application for Webster!

Webster admits students on a rolling basis throughout the year. However, for competitive and supplemental scholarship eligibility and consideration for Fall 2024, please apply by Dec. 1, 2023.

Step Two: FAFSA

Complete the  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Be sure to enter Webster's school code (002521). Webster's priority FAFSA submission deadline is March 1, 2024.

Step Three: Review Your Financial Aid Offer

Financial aid offers for incoming Fall 2024 Freshman and Transfer students will begin distribution by March 1st via postal mail.

Review your Webster aid offer to view any scholarships, grants, loans or work study that were offered to you.

 

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Estimate What Your Degree Will Cost

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Use our budget sheet (PDF) to calculate your net cost, after scholarships and loans are applied.

Financial aid office staff is available to assist you in understanding the overall cost of attendance at Webster, as well as any scholarships, grants and loans you may have been offered. You may schedule a virtual or an in-person appointment with a counselor.

Webster students

Undergraduate Scholarships

Webster students

Webster University offers automatically awarded scholarships, based on your admission application, acknowledging academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, leadership, talent and financial need.

There are competitive scholarships, too, and many of these scholarships are renewable with the ability to stack with other Webster scholarships to reduce the cost of your degree.

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Webster's Grad to Grad Scholarship

Graduate students working on class assignment together

Did you earn a bachelor's degree from one of Webster's St. Louis campuses? Are you looking to continue your education with Webster in St. Louis? The Grad to Grad scholarship may be right for you.

If you don't qualify, there are other ways to pay your way through graduate school detailed on our graduate financial aid page.

 

Military family

Proud to Serve Scholarship for Military Dependents

Military family

Members of the military and their dependents may qualify for the Proud to Serve Webster scholarship, which can be stacked with other Webster scholarships to reduce the cost of your degree.

There are a number of scholarships for active military, first responders, veterans, and their spouses and dependents at Webster.

Students at Webster Leiden

Scholarships for Study Abroad

Students at Webster Leiden

Webster offers scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who want to take their education abroad. Webster Study Abroad Scholarships are available to reduce the cost of your study abroad, and may cover various expenses including travel and tuition.

Webster University Gift Aid

 

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