The Ohio District LCMS offers financial assistance to those students studying at one of the colleges or universities in the Concordia System or studying at one of the Concordia Seminaries, who intend to serve as a professional church worker in an LCMS Church or School.

In order for a student to be eligible for financial aid from the Ohio District, certain criteria must be met as requirements have changed. The student applying for aid must be responsible in reading all of the required documents, sign where indicated, and communicating with his/her pastor to complete and sign the necessary forms.


Click on the forms listed below to download. ALL must be reviewed, signed and sent in to the Ohio District office (see NOTE below regarding the DFAA). The deadline date to send in these forms is: June 15. Receipt of forms after this date will not be considered by the Ohio District LCMS.


Signature Required by Student & Pastor.  See important NOTE below**


Signature  Required by Student and Pastor


Signature Required by Student

Signature Required by Student (and Parent or Guardian if Student is a Minor) & Pastor


Signature Required by Student (and Parent or Guardian if Student is a Minor)

 **NOTE: Section I must be completed by applicant, including signature of applicant's Pastor. Once Section I is completed, the applicant must send the DFAA form to the appropriate Concordia University or College or Concordia Seminary. Section II will be completed by the financial aid office.

Once both Section I & II are properly completed, the DFAA form will then be returned to the Ohio District office from the financial aid office.

Send forms to:
Ohio District LCMS
P.O. Box 38277
Olmsted Falls, OH 44138
Attention: Student Financial Aid
Contact: Deborah Klusak
Ohio District LCMS
440.235. 2297 Ext.12 or 800.901.2297

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