What's New

What's new in Financial Aid?

Information on this page will change regularly to account for new happenings in financial aid.

  1. The 2019 Summer Financial Aid Application is now available.
  2. Luther's 2019-20 Study Away Scholarship Application has been posted to the website.
  3. Students and parents are now able to submit signed tax returns in lieu of tax return transcripts to complete the verification process.  This change was announced by the U.S. Department of Education on January 9.
  4. Please do not open emails from IRS Online that contain an attachment labeled "Tax Account Transcript" or something similar.  This is a scam and these emails may contain malware.  The IRS does not send unsolicited emails to the public and does not send emails containing sensitive information.
  5. The 2019-20 Forms page is now available on the website.
  6. Luther's Cohort Default Rate for Fiscal Year 2015 dropped to 1.8%.  The national average for the same period is 10.8%.
  7. Be sure to use www.fafsa.gov to complete the FAFSA.  This site will allow you to file the FAFSA free of charge.  There are other sites that will charge you a fee to file the FAFSA.