Financial Aid Process
General Information on Applying for Financial Aid at UFCD

  • You are required to have a FAFSA⤷ on file to borrow federal loans and to be considered for need-based aid.
    • The FAFSA opens no later than December 31, 2023.
    • UF’s school code is 001535.
    • To receive the best financial aid offer, complete the FAFSA as early as possible.
  •  Plan to reapply for financial aid each and every year!
    • Financial aid is not renewed automatically.
    • Previous recipients of scholarships and/or grants are not guaranteed to receive an award again.

Special Notes: Need-Based Aid

  • Priority for Dental Grants is given to students who apply early.
    • No application besides the FAFSA is required.
  • To be considered for UFCD Need-Based Scholarships, you must take the following actions:
    • File a FAFSA – Priority is given to students who file early.
    • Complete the UFCD Need-Based Scholarship Application by the announced deadline (typically in the Spring). The process will require an upload of clear & legible Federal Tax documentation for both the student and the parent(s).

The above information is for individuals currently in or starting the DMD Program.

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