How to apply for Federal Perkins Loan

**This is required only if Perkins Loan is awarded as part of your financial aid proposal.**

Step 1: Accept the Federal Perkins Loan - this can be done either online through your MyIWU account, or by returning a signed copy of your award notice to the Financial Aid Office.

Step 2: Print and complete the Federal Perkins Loan Master Promissory Note. (required for first time borrowers only)

Once completed, please mail the first page of this application to the Financial Aid Office, or turn in to Holmes Hall 1. Faxes and copies are not acceptable as we must have the original signature.

Illinois Wesleyan University
Financial Aid Office
P.O. Box 2900
Bloomington, IL  61702

Step 3:  Complete the online Entrance Interview Application. (required for first time borrowers only)  If you also have a Federal Direct Stafford Loan, we recommend you choose "Direct Loan and Perkins combined entrance" once in the site.