Process to Apply for Financial Aid

Certificate Program

As a prospective student in the PTS Certificate Program you may apply for financial aid by completing the steps below:

1. Apply for U.S. Department of Education FSA ID at This ID serves as the identifier allowing you access to your personal information in various U.S. Department of Education systems. Be sure to retain your FSA ID for future reference, corrections, etc. (If you already have a FSA ID, proceed directly to ‘STEP 2’).

2. Complete the free electronic 2016-17 FAFSA at (if applying for outside private loans).

  • PTS School Code: B06511

3. Download and complete the Certificate Financial Aid Scholarship Application linked here and submit via email to or fax to 423-478-7712.

  • If you are in ministry and reporting to the California/Nevada State Office, please be sure to indicate this on your Certificate Financial Aid Scholarship Application.

4. If you wish to apply for a Non-Federal loan, you can request a private (credit based) loan through various lenders of your choice such as Salliemae, Wells Fargo or other private lenders found on the web. Please send any private loan information via email to or fax to 423-478-7712 for loan processing.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Financial Aid. We will be glad to assist you. You can reach us at [423-478-7727] or [423-478-7704].


Robin Sluder
Financial Aid Office
Pentecostal Theological Seminary
(423) 478-7727



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