My Financial Aid--Accept Aid Awards

Issue / Question

How do I see my financial aid award.

Environment

products and/or audience involved

  • Platform
    • BengalWeb
  • Audience Affected
    • Students
Resolution

Using My Financial Aid in BengalWeb to accept your financial aid awards.

  1. Log in to BengalWeb 
  2. Go to $ Student Finances link (left).
  3. Find My Financial Aid (center).
  4. Click on Accept Financial Aid Awards link.
  5. The Aid Year screen appears. The current aid year is selected by default. 
  6. Click Submit to check the award for that year. To check the award for a previous year, or if no year is selected, first click the down arrow to Select Aid Year, and then click Submit.
  7. There are five tabs in the award package: General Information, Award Overview, Resources/Additional Information, Terms and Conditions, and Accept Award Offer.
General Information Tab

The first time the award is accessed, the General Information tab is displayed. Read the instructions carefully, and then click on the other four tabs in sequence to review any awards and complete online acceptance. Awards will not be disbursed if these acceptance steps are not completed.

Award Overview Tab

Click Award Overview to see a summary of your award package.

Award Overview Screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources/Additional Information Tab
  • The award recipient MUST answer the Financial Aid Authorization questions on this tab and then click Submit Information at the bottom of the screen to proceed.
  • Financial aid awards are automatically applied to tuition, fees, room and board, and other educationally related charges. Students must indicate whether or not they authorize ISU to use federal student aid funds to pay any other outstanding current or prior year university charges.
  • Any additional resources not already reported must be reported here.
Terms and Conditions Tab

After answering the Financial Aid Authorization questions on the Resources/Additional Information tab, students must then read and accept the Terms and Conditions of their awards.

Terms and Conditions Tab highlighting Accept and Do Not Accept

Accept Award Offer Tab
  • Click the Accept Award Offer tab. Follow the instructions on the screen to accept the full award amount, decline or accept individual funds, or accept partial amounts.
  • If the Undecided option is selected for an individual fund, the student can return to the Accept Award Offer tab at a later date to make a final decision.
Unsatisfied Disbursement Requirements

Caution: Funds will not be paid unless all disbursement requirements have been completed. If any outstanding requirements appear in a list at the bottom of the Accept Award Offer tab, click the links to find out how to satisfy them.

Apply Financial Aid to ISU fees

Once the student has accepted their financial aid online, their aid is automatically applied to their outstanding fees.

Students should go to How can I see if my Financial Aid has been applied to my fees? to verify that their Financial Aid has been applied to their fees.

Note: Click the links at the bottom of the screen to toggle between Financial Aid Awards and other Financial Aid Information.


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Details

Article ID: 51250
Created
Thu 3/29/18 12:00 PM
Modified
Fri 9/24/21 9:13 AM