Financial Aid Resources
FAFSA on the web – Start here with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students needing Federal financial aid must submit the FAFSA.
Federal Student Loans – The Direct Loans site provides information for students about the federal Direct Loan program. If you have questions about federal student loans, this is the best place to start.
National Student Loan Data System – The NSLDS is the Department of Education’s central student aid database. The site provides student loan exit counseling, an integrated view of all of your Title IV loans, and a great overview of federal financial aid.
Important Consumer Information – In accordance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act, we have provided this information to help you make an informed financial decision.
This form must be completed by every international student seeking admission to Trinity. The US government requires us to check whether every student has adequate funds to cover academic and living expenses while attending Trinity.
If your church donates funds toward your education, Trinity will match dollar for dollar the first $1,000 donated each academic year ($500 a semester). Multiple churches can support a student but Trinity will only match up to $1,000 yr/per student.
The Trinity Church Partnership Grant is awarded to students who are members or regular attendees of churches that give a minimum financial gift to Trinity each year.
View equivalencies for College Level Exam Programs (CLEP).
Did you know our Student Success Center is a certified CLEP testing site?
Before awarding Federal Student Aid, we may ask you to confirm the information you reported on the FAFSA.
Some FAFSA applications are selected for a process called verification. The law says that before awarding Federal Student Aid, we may ask you to confirm the information you and your parents reported on your FAFSA.
The EFCA Ordained Family Scholarship provides eligible students with $13,000 in total gift aid from Trinity International University.
Before awarding Federal Student Aid, we may ask you to confirm information you reported on the FAFSA.
Loan Adjustment Form
Federal Student Aid Regulations provide the potential for reevaluation if your financial circumstances change. Your parents must meet one of the circumstances indicated in this form to qualify for reevaluation of your financial aid eligibility.
U.S. Department of Education’s TEACH Grant Program provides grant funds to postsecondary students who want to begin a career in teaching, and who agree to serve for at least four years as a full-time, highly qualified teacher in a high-need field.
By being employed on campus through the Federal Work-Study Program, students can make up to $2,000+ per year. It is important for students to realize that a Federal Work-Study (FWS) award, if included in your financial aid award letter, is significantly different from other award items in two ways:
Unlike grants, scholarships, and loans, FWS is not a guaranteed amount, since it is the student’s responsibility to find a FWS job on campus.
Unlike grants, scholarships, and loans, there is no automatic posting of dollars to the student account. This occurs only if the student takes the initiative to deposit the biweekly paycheck into his or her own account.
When planning how the FWS award may affect your annual costs, you must project the actual amount you expect to earn. In many cases, the actual amount may be less than the total allowed by your Financial Aid award.
Scholarship Search Engines
Locate scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid programs from noncollege sources that match your education level, talents, and background. Complete the profile form and Scholarship Search will find potential opportunities from a database of more than 2,000 undergraduate scholarships, internships, and loan programs.