student aid programs articles

sources of financial aid

Posted :
Last Updated :


  • Based on the FAFSA, financial aid officers at each participating institution determine the eligibility for student loans.
  • Must be repaid.

  • Awarded by the federal or state governments or by the school and are usually based on financial need.
  • Most do not have to be paid back.

  • Awarded to students based on financial need or for special talents in academics, music, athletics, etc.
  • Offered through colleges, your community, and other organizations.
  • Most do not have to be paid back.

  • Self-help aid that is awarded to students with financial need.
  • Students can work part time to earn this money to help with the cost of attendance.
  • Work-study jobs can be found on or off campus through the school's financial aid office.


forgot password?


Please enter the email address with which you registered. If the information you submit matches what we have recorded for you, a new password will be emailed to you.

Be sure to add "" to your trusted senders list.

Share with your friends an article from


sources of financial aid

characters left