Federal Direct Loans: How do I apply for a Stafford Loan?

Topic: Applying for a Direct Stafford Loan

The first step in applying for a Federal Direct Stafford Loan is completing the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA). Click on this link to start a new FAFSA.

Once you've been awarded:
If you are a first time borrower or you haven’t completed a Master Promissory Note (MPN) within the last ten years, you’ll need to complete a Direct Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) and complete Entrance Counseling (EC).

The MPN and EC processes can be completed by clicking on the following link: Federal Student Loans.

Click here for additional information on Stafford Loans.