Federal Direct Stafford Loan Application Instructions

Financial Aid

First Time Federal Direct Stafford Borrowers

  • Detailed instructions and examples to complete the federal Direct Stafford loan Master Promissory Note are below.
  • Be sure to let us know how much you wish to borrow by going here: DL amount form and answer the questions presented.
  • Contact scloans@swarthmore.edu with questions

Previous Federal Direct Stafford Borrowers

  • You need only tell us the amount you wish to borrow by:
    • Completing #2b on the Swarthmore Financial Aid Request form
      or
    • Go to theDL amount form and answer the questions presented.
  • You do not need to complete another master promissory note.

 


Detailed instructions for completing the master promissory note

 

Begin the federal Direct Stafford loan application

 

signin page for the federal Direct Stafford loan application

 

Welcome to the federal Direct Stafford loan application

 

Screenshot, federal Direct Student loan application

 

Screenshot, federal Direct Student loan application

 

Screenshot, federal Direct Student loan application

 

Screenshot, federal Direct Student loan application

 

Screenshot, federal Direct Student loan application

 

Screenshot, federal Direct Student loan application, completed

 

Once we receive notice that you completed your federal Direct Loan Master Promissory Note, we will originate (or certify) your loan. The U.S. Department of Education will send you a disclosure statement with the details of your loan. You will also receive a confirmation letter from the Financial Aid Office. Once your funds have been disbursed to your student account, you will receive notice from the Student Accounts Office.