Government Student Loans


Government Student Loans

The dates for students applying for the fall and winter semesters are September 6, 2017 - April 20, 2018. The dates for students applying for the winter semester ONLY are September 6, 2017 - December 15, 2017.

Canada Student Loan

Providence Theological Seminary has been designated as an eligible institution for the purposes of the Canada Student Loans Plan. Students who qualify are eligible for bank loans. Repayment of a loan begins six months after graduation, or six months after the student completes his/her academic work if it is prior to graduation.

Student Loan Financial Counselling

All Providence students who are or will be receiving Canadian provincial and/or federal student loans must complete the following form: 

Student Loan Financial Counselling Web Form.


Manitoba Provincial Government Loans

Manitoba Provincial Government Loan assistance is available to Manitoba residents. Students from other provinces may be eligible for aid through their province's program.

Residents of Manitoba are eligible to apply for Manitoba Government Loans. These loans are awarded on the basis of need, and are given in conjunction with Canada Student Loans. Also, check out this site for a helpful overview of student aid in Manitoba:

U.S. Veterans

All degree programs in the Seminary have been approved by the Veterans Administration for the enrolment of eligible Veterans under the Veterans' Readjustment Benefits Act of 1966. Applications and requests for information should be submitted to the Adjudication Office, Veterans Administration Regional Office, 194 North Capital St. N.E., Washington, DC, 20421, U.S.A. 

U.S. Direct Loan Program

The U.S. Department of Education has approved Providence University College for purposes of the Direct Loan Program (Subsidized, Unsubsidized & PLUS Loans). The institutional code number to be used on loan application forms is G12274.  Students are encouraged to apply for a student loan using the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) website. Please notify your admissions counsellor if you have completed the FAFSA. 

The U.S. Department of Education requires Providence to notify Direct Loan recipients of our Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) and Return of Title IV Funds (R2T4) Policies.  Please click here for the SAP/R2T4 Policies

Once you have completed your FAFSA, please Set Up An Account at our Virtual Financial Aid Office (VFAO). You will need to fill out an interview as part of creating your account. Once you have done so, you'll be able to check on your loan status through VFAO - and so will we!

Other Canadian Provincial Government Loans

Students are eligible to apply for loans from their respective provincial government.  Select your province from the list below.

For more information about student loans in your Province or State, follow these links:

Manitoba / 1-800-204-1685
British Columbia
Newfoundland and Labrador
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
Northwest Territories
US Students

Have Questions?

Speak with our Financial Aid Coordinator.




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