What are grants?
- Grants are a type of financial aid to assist students with educational expenses.
- Grants, unlike loans, usually do not have to be repaid.
How do I apply for grants?
Who is eligible for grants?
- Most grants require evidence of the student's "need". Need is determined by using the information provided to the institution from the student's FAFSA.
- Students selected by the Federal Processors to complete verification must complete this process before being evaluated for eligibility for financial aid.
- Generally, grants are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not yet earned a bachelor's degree.
- A student may be eligible for grants if enrolled full-time, part-time, or less than part-time.
- A student may not receive federal or state grants at more than one school at a time.
- Some grants have a lifetime eligibility limit. See Know Your Limits for more information.
What types of grants are available?
Where can I get more information about grants?