Financial Aid

At Seattle University's School of Theology and Ministry, Financial Aid is the term used for federal grants and student loan options administered by the Student Financial Services Department at the University.

Federal Student Aid / FAFSA

Seattle University requires all students who wish to receive a financial scholarship to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), even if you do not intend to apply for, or qualify for, federal financial aid (loans). This requirement is waived for residents of Canada and members of Roman Catholic Canonical Religious Communities. Students are able to complete the FAFSA online at Seattle University's federal school code is 003790. For the U.S. Department of Education Personal Identification Number (PIN), visit

For more information about filing a FAFSA, please go to Seattle University's website at:

Student Loans

Seattle University Loans are available to graduate students at Seattle University.  Students may apply for a loan through the SU Student Financial Services.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

If you work full-time in a public service job, you may qualify for the Federal Government's Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

Public Interest Loan Forgiveness cancels the balance of any interest and principle due on any Federal Direct Loan - including Direct Stafford, Direct PLUS, or Direct Consolidation Loan - that is not in default for borrowers who:

  • have made 120 monthly payments on a Direct Loan in a PAYE, IBR, income contingent or a standard repayment plan based on a 10-year repayment schedule;
  • are employed in a 'public service job' and has been employed in a public service job during the 120 payment period.

For more information

Please see the Federal Student Aid website for additional information, including qualifying employment and application instructions: 

Additional Links

Outside Search Sites

Our school staff actively look for scholarship, grant, and loan resources for our students. Students exploring resources other than those provided directly by the school or university should use good judgment before they commit themselves to any programs. Please see scholarships offered directly from Seattle University's School of Theology and Ministry.