Financial Aid for Graduate Students
Graduate and Doctoral students may be eligible for Federal Stafford Loans. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually to be eligible for federal financial aid. Students must also be admitted as a matriculated student in a graduate or doctoral program in order to receive federal financial aid.
Complete a FAFSA at https://fafsa.ed.gov/(Gonzaga University’s school code is 003778).
Graduate and Doctoral students are eligible to receive up to $20,500 in unsubsidized Stafford Loans each academic year (fall semester – summer semester). The interest rate for this loan is fixed at 6.21% for the 2014-15 school year. The interest rate for the 2015-16 school year will be set by the Department of Education by July 1st, 2015.
Learn more about graduate student loans: http://gonzaga.edu/finaid
Important: Students Must Check Their ZagMail Account
All official correspondence from the Financial Aid Office is sent to a student’s Gonzaga email address only. Students should not have their Gonzaga email forwarded to a personal account, as it could risk the security of our correspondence or block important messages from our office.
Assistantships & Scholarships
Graduate and Doctoral students may be eligible for Graduate Assistantships or scholarships, which are awarded on a competitive basis through academic departments. To apply for a Graduate Assistantship or scholarship, students may contact the department of the program in which they are enrolled.
In support of our current and potential students, Gonzaga’s Financial Aid Office maintains a database of scholarships for students to access, search and apply for awards. Click here to search a list of scholarships.
The following links often have graduate level scholarships listed on their sites: