Higher Learning. Real Experience. Vital Ministry.

Student Loans

Baptist Graduate Loans
Eligibility:      American Baptist students attending non-ABC seminaries; must demonstrate financial need and be a member of an ABC congregation.

Amount:        $1000 per year, up to three years

Deadline:        May 31

American Baptist Churches, USA
Loans--Educational Ministries
P.O. Box 851
Valley Forge, PA 19842

Federal Student Loans

Eligibility:      U.S. citizen

Amount:        Varies

Deadline:        Varies

Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)



Hattie M. Strong Foundation Student Loans

Eligibility:  Interest-free loan for full-time students entering their final year of study; must possess qualities of leadership, motivation, character, need, self-reliance, scholastic record, service, and commitment to others.

Amount:  $2500 (maximum)

Deadline:  March 31 (Apply in writing between January 1 and March 31)

Hattie M. Strong Foundation
1620 Eye Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20006-2402

Presbyterian Student Loans

Eligibility:      Enrolled full-time as an inquirer or candidate with a presbytery in the Presbyterian Church (USA); must demonstrate financial need and be academically in good standing.

Amount:        $200 - $2000

Deadline:        Unspecified

Office of Financial Aid for Studies
Presbyterian Church (USA)
100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202-1396

United Methodist Student Loans

Eligibility:      Must be admitted to a degree program in an accredited university and maintaining a C average or higher; must be an active, full member of The United Methodist Church and demonstrate financial need.

Amount:        $5000 (per year) for full-time students; $2500 (per year) for part-time students.

Deadline:        Varies depending on term

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
Office of Loans and Scholarships

http://gbhem.org or available in Perkins Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.