Financial Aid for Service provides debt assistance to members of the Presbyterian Church USA serving Presbyterian Church USA organizations. This includes lay members, Commissioned Ruling Elders/Commissioned Pastors seeking credentials for ordered ministry and candidates certified ready to receive a call. Participants may receive up to $250 of assistance with student loan payments for up to 12 months while the applicant is in service. Commissioned Ruling Elders seeking credentials for ordered ministry and candidates certified ready to receive a call will have the opportunity to reapply up to two times.
Download the application and mail, fax, or email it to Financial Aid for Service with a statement from your student loan servicer. The statement from your servicer(s) must include your principal balance, a mailing address for payments, and the account number associated with your student loan. Season of Service Loan Assistance is limited to the applicant’s educational debt and cannot be used for Parent Loans, or educational expenses of a dependent or spouse.