In order to receive federal loans, you must be an eligible United States citizen or permanent resident. For all eligibility requirements, visit our website at: http://www.brooklaw.edu/Admissions/financingyoureducation/federalloans/
Your first semester of study, commencing in May 2015, will be part of the 2014-2015 Federal Financial Aid Award Year. If you wish to receive federal loans for this summer semester, you must complete your 2014-2015 FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
If you already completed the 2014-2015 FAFSA as an undergraduate student, you MUST complete a Correction FAFSA, list yourself as a Graduate/Professional Student with an independent status. Add BLS (G02677) as a school authorized to receive your FAFSA
As a law student, you are eligible to borrow up to $20,500 in an Unsubsidized Direct Loan for the 2014-2015 academic year. However, if you received federal loans (subsidized or unsubsidized) as an undergraduate in 2014-2015, the amount of the loans you borrowed must be deducted from the $20,500 in the Unsubsidized Direct Loan you are eligible to borrow at BLS. You are also eligible to borrow a Graduate Plus Loan up to the cost of attendance for your first semester.
You must also complete the 2015-2016 FAFSA in order to receive federal loans for Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and Summer 2016. You are eligible for another $20,500 for 2015-16. You are also eligible for a Graduate Plus Loan up to the full cost of attendance for Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and Summer 2016.
List Brooklyn Law School (G02677) as a school authorized to receive your FAFSA information.
Because of the short time span before your begin classes in May, please complete both of your FAFSAs by April 15.
Complete the BLS Application for Financial Aid for Accelerated Students on our website .The Office of Financial Aid will originate your Unsubsidized Direct Loans.
If you wish to borrow a Graduate Plus Loan for Summer 2015, you must complete the loan application at www.studentloans.gov . For this loan, use the loan period 05/12/2015 to 7/25/2015.
If you wish to borrow a Graduate Plus Loan for Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015, you must complete the loan application at www.studentloans.gov. For this loan, use the loan period 8/15/2015 to 7/25/2016.
Sign a Master Promissory Note for your Unsubsidized Loan at www.studentloans.gov. This MPN will be good for 10 years.
Sign a second Master Promissory Note for Graduate Plus Loan at www.studentloans.gov. This MPN will also be good for 10 years. Complete your Entrance Counseling at www.studentloans.gov. No Federal Loans can be disbursed without your completed Entrance Counseling and your signed Master Promissory Note(s).