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Types of Aid


Financial Aid Grant types include federal, state, and institutional programs. - Learn more


If scholarships and grants are not sufficient to cover educational expenses, a loan may fill a student's remaining financial need. Student loans, unlike grants and scholarships, must be repaid, with interest in most cases. Students should be prudent in deciding the amount of money to borrow and carefully consider the amount they will have to repay over the years. There are various types of loans that students may consider. - Learn more


Scholarships are gifts. They don't need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations. More information about institutional and external scholarships can be found here.