The Ross-Dauncey Student Loan has been put in place to help Mechanical Engineering Students by providing an interest free (up to ten years) loan to help pay for school. This loan is based loosely on need so applicants will need to have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Duration: One academic year (renewable)
  • Value: Up to $3,000 graduate | Up to $5,000 undergraduate
  • Number of awards: Varies
  • Application Deadline: August 6 and December 1 as relevant

At the point of application any loan not a Federal Loan, such as the Ross-Dauncey Student Loan, requires applicants to complete the following steps:

STEP 1: Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
STEP 2: Obtain and verify you understand the Truth and Lending and H-18 Private Education Loan Application and Solicitation Disclosure Form
STEP 3: Complete your Self-Certification Form (be prepared to upload it within the application)
STEP 4: Complete this Department of Mechanical Engineering Online Application (below)

Notification of applicants award status will be after August 17. Once awarded, successful applicants will be directed through steps 5 and 6.

STEP 5:  Complete the Department of Mechanical Engineering Institutional Loan Acceptance Form (submit it to Davey Stevenson)
STEP 6:  Upon completion of steps 1-5, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will generate and email you the promissory note to complete. Once complete you will want to hand deliver it to the Financial Aid office (105 SSB).


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Mailing Address: Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program | University of Utah | 50 S Central Campus Dr. Room 2102 | Salt Lake City, Utah 84112