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Applying for Federal Loans

Please visit our Loans Overview page for specific information about the process required for each of the following loan types: Student Stafford Direct Loan; Parent PLUS Direct Loan; Alternative (Private) Loan; Perkins Loan; Nursing Loan; Schell Loan.

Institutional Loan Application

Students who want to obtain either a short-term or long-term institutional loan must complete this application form. Maximum: $2400.
2017–18 Forms - Online Application Form | Application Form PDF | Extension Form PDF
2018–19 Forms - Application Form PDF | Extension Form PDF

International Student Financial Information Form

International students who are unable to complete the FAFSA should complete this form which is used to determine the student's ability to pay for college. This financial assessment is used to further determine eligibility for financial aid.
2017–18 Form - PDF
2018–19 Form - PDF

Ohio Residency Form

To be used by students to prove Ohio residency. This form only needs to be completed once.
2017–18 Form - PDF (Dependent) | PDF (Independent)
2018–19 Form - PDF (Dependent) | PDF (Independent)

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Standards

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP) regarding eligibility for full aid benefits (required by the US Department of Education).
Undergraduate SAP Policy PDF
Graduate SAP Policy PDF

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal form - Online Application Form | Application Form PDF

Summer School Aid Application

This form is for students wanting to obtain financial aid for a summer term(s).
Summer 2018 Form

FAFSA Verification Worksheet (VWS)

This form is to be completed by students ‘Selected for FAFSA Verification Review’ by Cedarville University (these students are notified of their selection by Cedarville’s financial aid office).

2017–18 Forms:

2018–19 Forms:


Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification

Special Conditions (Requests for Review)

Special Conditions: Complete the appropriate form below pertaining to your family circumstance.

Loss or Change of Income / Excess Medical Expenses

Special Conditions – Complete this form when loss or reduction of income/benefits occur or when your out-of-pocket medical payments exceed 11% our your adjusted gross income.
2017–18 Special Circumstance Appeal Form - PDF
2018–19 Special Circumstance Appeal Form - PDF

K-12 Tuition Paid Validation Form (TVF)

Special Condition – Complete this form when the parents have paid tuition for another sibling(s) to attend a private elementary, junior high/middle, or high school during the prior year.
2017–18 Form - PDF
2018–19 Form - PDF

Request for Student to be changed from ‘Dependent’ to ‘Independent’

Special Condition – Complete this form if a student, classified as ‘Dependent’ for FAFSA/financial aid purposes, believes they have circumstances which might qualify them to be considered ‘Independent.’
2017–18 Form - Request for Independent Status
2018–19 Form - Request for Independent Status