Graduate/Doctoral Aid

Financial Aid Available to Graduate & Doctoral Students

Matriculated graduate and doctoral students are eligible for the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan as part of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process. The FAFSA must be completed each year to receive financial aid. Gonzaga University's school code is 003778

Loan Eligibility

As long as loan aggregate limits have not been reached, graduate and doctoral students are eligible to receive up to $20,500 in a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan each academic year. The interest rate for Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans first disbursed on or after July 1, 2023 but prior to July 1, 2024 will be 7.05%.   


IMPORTANT: Check Your ZagMail Account

All official correspondence from the Financial Aid Office is sent to your Gonzaga email address only. You should not have your Gonzaga email forwarded to a personal account, as it could risk the security of our correspondence or block important messages from our office.

Assistantships and Scholarships

Graduate and Doctoral Students may be eligible for Graduate Assistantships, which are awarded on a competitive basis through academic departments. To apply for Graduate Assistantships, please contact the department of the program in which you are enrolled.

Some programs at Gonzaga University offer institutional scholarships to incoming graduate or doctoral students.  Please reach out to the Admissions Specialist of your respective program for more information. 

The following websites often feature graduate-level scholarships, for those seeking additional funding resources.