All graduate students who are U.S. citizens and enrolled at least half time (5 credit hours) per semester are eligible for student loans administered through the Federal Stafford Loan Program. This eligibility is not based on the amount of income reported in the previous tax year.
Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500 per nine-month academic year and $30,750 per twelve- month calendar year, depending on the type of program and number of credits for which the student has registered.
Application for this aid may be made on the Web at www.fafsa.ed.gov or through the Financial Aid Office, Franciscan University of Steubenville 740-283-6226, Ext.1151. Work-study money is also avail- able through the director of the Student Work Opportunity Program (SWOP), 740-283-6296.