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Financial Aid


The purpose of the Princeton Theological Seminary program for student financial aid is to assist our students in the educational preparation for ministry. We do this by providing need-based grants, fellowships, work opportunities, and loans to our eligible degree candidates.

Currently, approximately 90% of our full-time M.Div, MA, M.Div/MA and MA(ts) candidates receive assistance through the PTS grant or fellowship programs.

Information for Current (continuing) Students

Financial aid application deadline is April 30, 2016.

Students need to complete the following:

- 2016-2017 FAFSA form available at

- Submit an official copy of your 2015 federal income tax return.

- Returning PTS Students use the Financial Aid Application

- Entering Students - If you do not yet have a PTS network account, please use the financial aid application available through the Admissions Home Page



Aid applicants may be required to submit additional documentation for need-based grant aid consideration, and will be required to submit additional application materials if applying for federal aid. Please visit the federal aid link for more information. 

PTS Financial Aid Online (PTS FAO)

Princeton Theological Seminary's Office of Admissions and Financial Aid has an online system, PTS FAO, where you can:

  • Access the Student Financial Aid Application
  • Track the status of your Student Financial Aid Application and other submitted documents
  • View your financial aid award
  • Track disbursements of grants and loans
  • View student loan history
  • Obtain financial aid forms


To access PTS FAO, you will need to log-in to the system with your six digit ID# and your financial aid PIN. Your six digit ID# can be found on your student ID Card or by accessing this link. If you have not previously used this PTS FAO system, you will need to use the "first-time user" link in the upper right of the log-in page in order to create your PIN.




Applying for Financial Aid:

In order to receive financial aid from Princeton Theological Seminary, we will need a completed Student Financial Aid Application, the FAFSA, and a copy of the federal income tax return.

The Student Financial Aid Application is available once an applicant has completed and submitted the Admissions Application. To access the Student Financial Aid Application, log in to your admissions application. A link to the financial aid application should appear on the bottom of the screen.

The 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid should also be completed online at The school code for PTS is G02626.

Our office will also need a copy of your 2015 Federal Income Tax Return. If any additional forms are needed, our office will be in touch with you.

Once we have all the items needed to consider your application for aid, we will review them and be in touch with you, via email, as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact our office.