Financial Aid Forms

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These forms are presented in .pdf format in alphabetical order by subject and can be completed online and then printed or saved. To view a .pdf file, you need the Adobe® Reader, which can be downloaded free of charge from Adobe.  Financial Aid forms and supporting documentation can be submitted by students online at sfa.bgsu.edu/upload.

  • Private Loan Questionnaire: This form is required of all students who have already applied for an private loan.
  • Federal Direct Plus Loan Process: should be completed by parents interested in borrowing a Federal Direct PLUS Loan. Completing this Pre-Application will initiate SFA's processing of the loan. The amount of your PLUS loan is based on the cost of education less any other financial aid you receive. Students must also be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours). Pre-Applications received for Fall will not be processed until mid-June to ensure the credit check is valid at the time of disbursement.
  • Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Process: should be completed by a Graduate Student interested in borrowing a Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan. Completing this Pre-Application will initiate SFA's processing of the loan. The amount of your Graduate PLUS loan is based on the cost of education less any other financial aid you receive. The Graduate borrower must be enrolled at least half-time (4 credit hours). Pre-applications received for Fall will not be processed until mid-June to ensure the credit check is valid at the time of disbursement.
  • Conditional Discharge Request: This form must be completed by any student wishing to receive Federal Student Loans during a Total and Permanent Disability Conditional Discharge period.
  • Total and Permanent Discharge Form: This form must be completed by any student wishing to receive federal student aid after discharging federal loan(s) due to total and permanent disability. Student Financial Aid (SFA) must review all discharged loans and other pending information prior to awarding any federal financial aid.
  • Dependent Student Without Parental Data: Application for a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan to be filled out by a student whose parents have ended all financial support and have refused to complete and sign a FAFSA.
  • Confirmation of Dependency Status: This form is used to help determine if parent information is required to be reported on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This form is NOT a Dependency Appeal or Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students. The Dependency Appeal is located under Appeal Documents. The Verification Worksheet for Dependent Students is located at the bottom of the Verification Documents section.
  • Consortium Agreement Form:For students who want to use their financial aid to enroll as transient, concurrent or guest students at another institution.
  • Federal Financial Aid Refund/Withdrawal Fact Sheet:Contains information about how withdrawing affects the student's receipt of federal financial aid.
  • Student’s Authorization to Release Financial Account Information: Access BGSU allows students to give SFA permission to release financial information.
  • Summer Aid Application: Apply for summer financial aid. Available each year from February 13th through early August.