As an applicant or returning student to the PTS Doctor of Ministry Program you may apply for financial aid by completing the steps below:
1. Apply for U.S. Department of Education FSA ID at fsaid.ed.gov. 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 2019-20 FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov (required for both loans and scholarships). Students with a non-citizenship or non-residence status do not complete this step.
Students who do not have U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status do not have to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students who do not have U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status may apply for seminary scholarships, outside scholarships, and private/non-federal loans by completing the Seminary's Application for Financial Aid, and the letter of thanks to donor.
4.Follow the steps below if you wish to apply for Federal Loans:
5. If you receive tuition assistance in the form of scholarships, submit a letter of thanks to the donor families who have contributed to said funds. Letters (125-250 typed words in a PDF or Word doc) should be emailed to Vbinda@ptseminary.edu and cc: Finaid@ptseminary.edu and must contain the following:
*Please note that D. Min. Scholarships are for D. Min. degree students, both online and on-campus students (excluding cohorts/extensions).
If you have not applied or have not been accepted through PTS Admissions, please contact the Admissions Director at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 423-478-7725.