First-time graduate PLUS loan borrowers must complete all of the steps listed below.
Returning borrowers of the graduate PLUS loan need only complete steps 1-4.
Note: The maximum amount a student may borrow in a graduate PLUS loan
is the cost of attendance minus all other financial aid received. You must
exhaust all annual subsidized/unsubsidized loan limits prior to receiving a
graduate PLUS loan.
How to apply for your loan:
Step 1: Complete the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Step 4: Complete your Master Promissory Note on www.studentloans.gov by selecting either "Complete Master Promissory Note" or "Complete MPN".
Step 5: First-time borrowers must complete the online
Entrance Counseling by selecting "Complete Entrance Counseling" on