Federal Direct Stafford Loans - Undergraduates

Middlebury College participates exclusively in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan program, in which borrowers obtain loan funds directly from the U.S. Government. Repayment on the Federal Direct Stafford loan begins six months after the student graduates or leaves college. If you are an undergraduate applying for financial aid, the Federal Direct Stafford loan you are eligible to borrow will appear on Banner Web. If you are an undergraduate and did not apply for financial aid, please complete the Federal Direct Stafford Loan request form below. 

Maximum Undergraduate Subsidized Stafford Eligibility

First Year$3,500
Sophomore$4,500
Junior$5,500
Senior$5,500

All undergraduates are eligible to borrow an additional $2,000 unsubsidized loan.

Required when applying for a Stafford loan:

  • FAFSA form.
  • A Consortium Agreement if the student will be studying abroad at a Non-Middlebury program.
  • First-time Federal Direct Stafford borrowers must complete Entrance Counseling and a Loan Agreement/MPN on studentloans.gov.

If you do not receive Financial Aid and wish to apply for a Federal Direct Stafford Loan, please complete the FAFSA and click here to complete the loan request form.

Student Financial Services

Service Building
84 South Service Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753
P: 802.443.5158
F: 802.443.2065
SFS@middlebury.edu