Shelly Sipley

Shelly Sipley Named Director
Shelly Sipley was recently appointed Director of the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs. Shelly has been at Syracuse University since 1999 as Senior Associate Director, and previously as Manager of Financial Aid and Loan Processing. Originally from Texas, Shelly held several positions in the University of New Orleans' Financial Aid Office prior to joining Syracuse.  Congratulations, Shelly!   
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    Current Scholarship Opportunities:
    Lumerit Scholar Program - $2,500 (9/12 deadline)
    Sixt Scholarship Program - $5,000 (9/17 deadline)
    Glamour Scholarship -  one $20,000; nine $3,000 (9/15 deadline)  
    Undergraduates: Aid Applications Available October 1
    February 1 application deadline 
    FAFSA and Profile applications for fall 2017 will be available in October. You no longer need to wait until January 1 to file for financial aid for the next year. If you are an undergraduate returning to Syracuse University fall 2017, the financial aid filing deadline is February 1.  Read more on our website.

    Who's Your Financial Aid Counselor
    Did you know you have a personal financial aid counselor?  Stop by 200 Bowne Hall to get help if you have questions about financial aid, including loans, or other financial concerns. No appointment is necessary. 
    Free Financial Coaching Available 
    Budgeters Win with Free Financial Coaching at SU



    FERPA and YOU  
    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974  (FERPA)  protects the privacy of student education records. Information received in our office is treated with care to insure the privacy and confidentiality of students, and their families.  Financial aid data may be given to other departments, such as the Office of Enrollment Management, and the Office of Donor Relations, who are responsible for performing University functions that require access to this information.  Read more about FERPA on the SU Policy page.
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