Deadline Dates

Federal Department of Education Important Dates

2020-2021 FAFSA for OTC semesters: fall 2020, spring 2021, summer 2021

FAFSA available for submission:  October 1, 2019

FAFSA deadline to submit (and received at FAFSA’s processing center either online or by mail):  June 30, 2021

FAFSA correction deadline to include the signature page, notice of change of address or adding or removing a school or to request for a duplicate Student Aid Report (SAR):  September 11, 2021

Valid FAFSA result on file at OTC in order to be considered for Federal Financial Aid (A valid FAFSA result has an official EFC from the U.S. Department of Education):  Student’s last day of enrollment for the 20-21 award year or September 18, 2021, whichever is earlier.

State of Missouri Important Dates

Access Missouri Program

February 1, 2020:  20-21 FAFSA deadline for priority consideration.

Applications received after the priority consideration date through April 1, 2020, by midnight, Central Time will receive consideration until funds are depleted.

Missouri’s Other Grants & Scholarships Dates

Review requirements and deadline dates at Grants & Scholarships Home 

OTC Financial Aid Office Important Dates

Early Action Dates:

Know what you will receive in financial aid before the semester begins.

Fall 2020 semester:             May 1, 2020

Spring 2021 semester:        November 1, 2020

Summer 2021 semester:     April 1, 2021

Document Request Dates:

OTC must receive verification documents no later than 120 days after the student’s last date of enrollment for the 2020-2021 award year or September 18, 2021, whichever is earlier.

Although, the Secretary has set this deadline date for the submission of verification documents, if corrections are required, deadline dates for submission of paper or electronic corrections and, for Pell grant applicants and applicants selected for verification, deadline dates for the submission of a valid SAR or valid ISIR to the institution must still be met.

Direct Student Loan Dates:

Student must submit all required documents as shown in your MyOTC student portal, entrance counseling and master promissory note and be enrolled and confirmed attending in enough credit hours to receive a loan by the dates shown.

Fall 2020              December 1, 2020

Spring 2021         May 1, 2021

Summer 2021      July 15, 2021

Satisfactory Academic Appeal Dates: 

Students seeking a review of their financial aid satisfactory academic status, must submit all required data by the dates shown.

Fall 2020                 November 6, 2020

Spring 2021            February 15, 2021

Summer 2021         June 30, 2021

Scholarship Application Open and Close Dates

OTC Institutional Scholarships

Fall 2020:             December 1 – June 1

Spring 2021:         September 1 – November 1

OTC Foundation Scholarships

Fall 2020:             March 1 – June 1

Spring 2021:        September 1 – November 1

Summer 2021:     March 1 – May 1

Missouri State Transfer Scholarship Deadline

Federal Department of Education Important Dates

2021-2022 FAFSA for OTC semesters: fall 2021, spring 2022, summer 2022

FAFSA available for submission:  October 1, 2020

FAFSA deadline to submit (and received at FAFSA’s processing center either online or by mail):  June 30, 2022

FAFSA correction deadline to include the signature page, notice of change of address or adding or removing a school or to request for a duplicate Student Aid Report (SAR):  September 10, 2022

Valid FAFSA result on file at OTC in order to be considered for Federal Financial Aid (A valid FAFSA result has an official EFC from the U.S. Department of Education):  Student’s last day of enrollment for the 21-22 award year or September 17, 2022, whichever is earlier.

State of Missouri Important Dates

Access Missouri Program

February 1, 2021:  21-22 FAFSA deadline for priority consideration.

Applications received after the priority consideration date through April 1, 2021, by midnight, Central Time will receive consideration until funds are depleted.

Missouri’s Other Grants & Scholarships Dates

Review requirements and deadline dates at Grants & Scholarships Home 

OTC Financial Aid Office Important Dates

Early Action Dates:

Know what you will receive in financial aid before the semester begins.

Fall 2021 semester:             May 1, 2021

Spring 2022 semester:        November 1, 2021

Summer 2022 semester:     April 1, 2022

Document Request Dates:

OTC must receive verification documents no later than 120 days after the student’s last date of enrollment for the 2021-2022 award year or September 17, 2022, whichever is earlier.

Although, the Secretary has set this deadline date for the submission of verification documents, if corrections are required, deadline dates for submission of paper or electronic corrections and, for Pell grant applicants and applicants selected for verification, deadline dates for the submission of a valid SAR or valid ISIR to the institution must still be met.

Direct Student Loan Dates:

Student must submit all required documents as shown in your MyOTC student portal, entrance counseling and master promissory note and be enrolled and confirmed attending in enough credit hours to receive a loan by the dates shown.

Fall 2021              December 1, 2021

Spring 2022         May 1, 2022

Summer 2022      July 15, 2022

Satisfactory Academic Appeal Dates: 

Students seeking a review of their financial aid satisfactory academic status, must submit all required data by the dates shown.

Fall 2021                 November 6, 2021

Spring 2022            March 15, 2022

Summer 2022         June 30, 2022

Scholarship Application Open and Close Dates

OTC Institutional Scholarships

Fall 2021:             December 1 – June 1

Spring 2022:         September 1 – November 1

OTC Foundation Scholarships

Fall 2021:             March 1 – June 1

Spring 2022:        September 1 – November 1

Summer 2022:     March 1 – May 1