Undergraduate students based on financial need.
BHSU will send you an award letter indicating your maximum Direct William D. Ford Loan eligibility and will provide you with instructions on how to apply. Please review Award Handbook , If questions, contact the Financial Aid Office.
Dependent undergraduate students who do not qualify in whole or in part for a Subsidized Direct Loan.
BHSU will send you an award letter indicating your maximum unsubsidized Direct Loan eligibility and will provide you with instructions on how to apply -- refer to the Award Handbook. The application can be found at the Direct Loan MPN link at the top of this Student Loan tab. If questions, contact the Financial Aid Office.
The combination of subsidized and unsubsidized Direct Loans cannot exceed Direct Loan limits. Refer to Award Handbook.
Independent undergraduate who do not qualify in whole or in part for a Federal Direct Subsidized Loan. Graduate students only qualify for Direct Unsubsidized Loan beginning July 1, 2012.
BHSU will send you an award letter indicating your maximum Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loan eligibility and will provide you with instructions on how to apply -- refer to Award Handbook. If questions, contact the Financial Aid Office.
Natural or adoptive parents of dependent students who meet federal government eligibility requirements. A credit analysis will be required. Contact the Award Handbook for more information.
Connect to the link below for the Direct Parent PLUS Loan Confirmation Form; Master Promissory Note (MPN) is filled out after completion of confirmation form.
Cost of attendance per child (minus other aid) is the only cap on PLUS limits.
Federal Pell and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity (SEOG) grants are awarded on the basis of financial need. Federal TEACH Grant is based on GPA or academic testing and is available to both undergraduate and graduate; the service agreement and counseling (at service agreement link) must be completed if student is eligible. TEACH recipients must teach 4 years in a high-need field in a low-income school as defined by the Department of Education (link on TEACH Grant). The federal government funds the Pell Grant Program and SEOG to undergraduate students.
You apply for these grants when you fill out the need analysis form (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available after January 1 of each year for the following summer, fall and spring semesters' aid; please go to FAFSA Online. Funding is limited for SEOG. Students who submit the FAFSA by March 1 (the priority deadline) will be considered for SEOG and federal work-study.
Undergraduate and graduate students based on financial need.
You apply for a Federal Perkins Loan when you fill out the need analysis (FAFSA). BHSU is the lender for this loan and handles the paperwork. Funding is limited. Applications must be submitted by March 1 for priority consideration. For more information review the Award Handbook.
Interest during the repayment period.
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