Aid Types


Financial aid is money available to help you and your parents pay for your educational expenses.

  • Grants

    • Money provided to students by the federal or state government or institution that is need based (you are not responsible for paying back).

  • Scholarships

    • Money provided to students based on academic performance or talent (e.g. athletics, music, etc.).

  • Loans

    • Money borrowed by you and/or your parents that must be paid back with interest.  Loans may be awarded to you, regardless of financial need.

  • Work Study

    • Need based employment.  Money is received bimonthly based upon hours worked in an on-campus job.