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Financial Aid

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 University’s school code is 003778).

Loan Eligibility

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 5.84% for the 2015-16 school year.

Learn more about graduate student loans: 

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:

Financial Aid Office Contact Information

Office: 509.313.6582

Introduction to Financial Aid

Contact Student Services

Available: 7 days a week
M-F 6am-8pm PST
Sat-Sun 7am-4pm PST
Local: (509) 313-3573
Toll free: 866-380-5323
Fax: (509) 313-6232
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