Types of Aid

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Learn about what types of aid you might be eligible for.

Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and grants are funds that you do not need to repay.


Loans are funds that need to be repaid. Terms and conditions vary by the type of loan.

Work Study

Work study is awarded based on financial need and is a great option to help pay for college. Work study is not a grant (you must work to earn it) and it is not a loan (you don't have to repay it).