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Miscellaneous Private Loan Programs: Supplemental Sources of Financial Aid

Each listing has its own criteria but deadline dates, selection conditions, application processes, and other details change more quickly than we can update this page. Please contact each individual source for complete, up-to-date details.

Alaska Supplemental Education Loan

Website: Alaska Supplemental Education Loan

This is an alternative, low-cost borrowing option to supplement funding for students with costs of attendance not fully covered by Stafford loans. The interest rates are fixed. Borrower benefits may change annually.

Gabriel J. Brown Trust Loan Fund

ATTN: Susan Lundberg, Trustee
112 Avenue E. West
Bismarck, ND 58501
Deadline: Usually June 1
Website: Gabriel J. Brown Trust Loan Fund

Residents of ND are eligible to apply for loans at a five percent interest rate. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.50 to maintain their eligibility.

Central Scholarship Bureau - Loan Program

1700 Reisterstown Road, Suite 220
Baltimore, MD 21208-2903
Deadline: Contact CSB for deadline
Website: Central Scholarship Bureau

CSB offers interest-free loans of up to $10,000 to help residents of Maryland.

Council of Higher Education

See: Ethnic

Feild Co-operative Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 5054
Jackson, MS 39225-5054
Deadline: None specified
Website: Feild Co-operative Association, Inc.

Residents of Mississippi are eligible to apply for loans at six percent interest. Applicants must show evidence of need and promise of social and financial responsibility. Payments start no later than three months after graduation and are due once a year.

Hebrew Free Loan Society

Student Loans - Executive Director
201 East 42nd Street, 1905
New York, NY 10017
Website: Hebrew Free Loan Society

Candidates must be residents of New York City, or Nassau, Suffolk, or Westchester counties to be eligible for an unlimited number of loans of up to $7,500. Repayment begins one month after the date of the loan and is due in 30 equal payments. Students may apply year-round. Personal guarantors are needed.

Jewish Vocational Service

Jewish Educational Loan Service
ATTN: Marvin H. Berman, Ph.D.
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076
248.559.5000, ext. 266
Deadline: November 16
Website: Jewish Vocational Service

Students may apply for interest-free loans through the Sarah and Harold Gottlieb Jewish Educational Loan Service (JELS). Applicants for these interest-free loans must be Jewish residents of the Metropolitan Detroit area and full-time students, pursuing undergraduate, graduate or professional education at an accredited college or university in Michigan. Financial need and satisfactory academic progress must be shown.

Kiwanis Club International

Program Development
3636 Woodview Trace
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Local chapters offer educational assistance in the form of scholarships, loans, contests and other help. Students should check local Rotary Clubs and Kiwanis Clubs for further information. For help in locating local clubs, contact Program Development at the above address.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

Student Loan Program
Office of Financial Aid for Studies
100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202-1396
888.728.7228, ext. 5735
Website: Presbyterian Church (USA)

Graduate students may receive a loan with no interest accruing while the student is enrolled full-time in a degree program. The student must be a member of the Presbyterian Church (USA), a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled full-time at an accredited institution, in good academic standing and in need of financial assistance. Graduate loan caps will be determined at the time of application and the current interest rate is available upon request.

Hattie M. Strong Foundation

ATTN: Robin C. Tanner
1620 Eye St., N.W. Suite 700
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202.331.1619
Fax: 202.466.2894
Deadline: March 31

U.S. Army Educational Loan Repayment Program

Website: Military and Law Enforcement

Interest-free loans of up to $5,000 per year are awarded on a competitive basis, taking into account motivation, need and self-reliance as well as scholastic record. Only students who are entering their FINAL year of study in a baccalaureate or graduate degree program are eligible. Application forms are sent between January 1st and March 31st. Repayment is based on monthly income after graduation.

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