The purpose of financial aid is to help
supplement a student's resources in order to cover educational expenses.
Christ the King Seminary participates in the Federal Direct Loan
program. Eligible graduate students must be:
citizens or eligible non-citizens as determined by the criteria on the
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
for a minimum of 6 credit hours in a semester.
toward a degree.
Students interested in borrowing from the Federal Direct Loan
Program should follow these steps:
the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year. Electronic
filing is the most expedient. First, obtain a federal Personal Identification Number (PIN) at www.pin.ed.gov if you
have not already obtained one for a previous semester. This will serve as
your electronic signature. You will use this PIN each year, so keep
your record in a safe place.
Seminary uses the FAFSA form to determine financial need. Visit
www.fafsa.gov to complete the FAFSA form. Be sure to include Christ the
King Seminary's Title IV code
which is G0282200.
Finance Office will receive an electronic copy of your FAFSA information
and will contact you regarding your eligibility once the information is
sure to inform the Finance Office of your education plans (number of
credits you expect to take each semester) so that your award can be
properly determined. You should include fall, spring and summer
www.studentloans.gov and complete a Master
Promissory Note (MPN)
- Select the green "Sign-in" button on the left and sign-in
using your FAFSA Pin
- Select "Complete Master Promissory Note"
- Select "Unsubsidized". First time student loan
borrowers must also complete loan entrance counseling in order to receive
a loan. (Previous student loan borrowers are not required to complete
another entrance counseling session.) Select the green "Sign-in"
button on the left and sign-in using your FAFSA Pin.
- Select "Complete Entrance Counseling".
Federal Direct Loan Program facts
may borrow a maximum of $20,500 in Federal Direct Loan funds per financial
aid year. For enrollment periods beginning with Fall 2012, all graduate
Direct Loans are unsubsidized.
current interest rate for the Direct Loan will be the current fixed rate.
A 1% origination/default fee may be deducted from the loan at
begins to accrue while the student is enrolled. Beginning with the
Fall 2012 semester, all graduate Direct loans have a fixed interest rate
Jordan Parish Assistance Program
Through the generous bequest of CKS benefactor Helen Jordan, the
Jordan Parish Assistance Program (JPAP) was established. The program is
open to all commuting students enrolled in degree programs regardless of
denomination. Beginning with the Fall 2012 semester, the JPAP program
will pay 50% of the tuition charges of participating students. The
student's parish is responsible for 25% and the student is responsible for the
remaining 25% as well as student fees and thesis/research papers. Students
are required to submit a new sponsorship form to their parish each academic
year. Students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative average and complete their
degree requirements within the statute of limitations. This program is
available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Further information is
available in the Finance Office.
The Seminary also offers other financial grants and
scholarships. Application forms are available in the Finance Office or on
the Finances page of the Seminary's website. Deadlines are as follows:
To be eligible for student loans as well as Seminary scholarships
and grants, a student must be enrolled as a matriculant or provisional
matriculant in a degree program.
Download the Graduate Student Grant application form.