On October 1, the 2023 – 24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be made available to students, ranging from high school seniors to graduate students, and their families. While the federal financial aid deadline is June 30, 2024, many students will want to complete the application as soon as possible because many states distribute aid on a first-come, first-serve basis.Alaska -- Alaska Education Grant: ASAP after Oct. 1, 2022. Awards are made until funds are depleted. Alaska Performance Scholarship: For priority consideration, submit your application by June 30, 2023. Awards are made until funds are depleted. Arizona – Check with your financial aid administrator.Arkansas -- Academic Challenge: July 1, 2023. ArFuture Grant (fall term): July 1, 2023. ArFuture Grant (spring term): January 10, 2024.California -- For many state financial aid programs: March 2, 2023 (date postmarked). Cal Grant also requires submission of a school-certified GPA by March 2, 2023. For additional community college Cal Grants: September 2, 2023. For additional community college Cal Grants: Sept. 2, 2023 (date postmarked). If you’re a noncitizen without a Social Security card or had one issued through the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, you should fill out the California Dream Act Application found at dream.csac.ca.gov. Contact the California Student Aid Commission csac.ca.gov or your financial aid administrator for more information. Colorado – Check with your financial aid administrator. Connecticut -- For priority consideration, submit your application by February 15, 2023. Additional forms might be required. Contact your financial aid administrator or your state agency. Delaware -- May 15, 2023 District of Columbia -- For priority consideration, submit your FAFSA form by July 1, 2023. For the DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG), complete the DC OneApp and submit supporting documents by August 1, 2023, for priority consideration.