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Perkins Loans

Perkins Loans are designed especially to make higher education more affordable for students with exceptional financial need.

About Perkins Loans

Federal Perkins Loans are need-based loans, so you must file the FAFSA to receive it. The Rose-Hulman Financial Aid Office determines eligibility for this loan. Here are items to note about the Federal Perkins Loan:

  • Interest is deferred while maintaining at least half-time status.
  • Interest rate is fixed at 5%. Repayment begins nine months after the recipient ceases enrollment.
Melinda Middleton

Melinda Middleton

Melinda Middleton oversees Rose-Hulman’s Office of Financial Aid as the department’s director. She and the rest of the Financial Aid staff can help you make sense of the loans, grants and scholarships available. They take pride in helping our students find ways to make a Rose-Hulman education an affordable investment in their future.

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Contact Us

Office of Financial Aid
Hadley Hall 104
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, Indiana 47803
Phone: 812-877-8672
Fax: 812-877-8838
finaid@rose-hulman.edu