Types of Federal Student Aid

Apply for Federal student aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form.

What Type Of Federal Student Aid Might I Get?

Select for types of Federal Student Aid and more, in addition to the below –

There are three types of Federal student aid:

  • Grants (PELL, SEOG, etc.) —financial aid that doesn’t have to be repaid (unless, for example, you withdraw from school and owe a refund)
  • Work-study—a student work program through which you earn money while in school- Also view below in-addition to contacting the Office of Career-Services for job availability (on or off-campus)
  • Federal Direct Stafford Loans (subsidized, unsubsidized, Parent PLUS) —borrowed money for college or career school; you must repay your loans, with interest.