The Federal Perkins Loan is a low interest, long-term loan in the student's name. These loans are need-based and made to undergraduate, graduate, and veterinary medicine students with significant levels of financial need.
- Remain enrolled at least half-time to retain eligibility for this award
- File a FAFSA (with signatures) by the priority deadline
The following must be completed on Hokie SPA or MyVT before the funds can be disbursed to the student's account
- Entrance Interview
- Online document that provides general loan information
- Contains questions based on the loan information to make sure the student understands their rights and responsibilities of borrowing a Perkins Loan.
- Only needs to be completed with the first Perkins Loan award
- Reference information necessary to qualify for the loan
- Must be completed for EACH new Perkins Loan awarded
- Promissory Note
- Completed online; documentation that the student promises to repay the loan
- Must be completed with first Perkins Loan, then obligates student for all future Perkins Loans