Financial aid is available in several different forms, including scholarships, grants, and loans. Military students also benefit from the Post 9/11 GI Bill. The following is a quick guide to the financial aid options available.
Scholarships may be provided by the school or by a third party. They typically involve the student meeting certain criteria (grade point average, ethnicity, type of major, hobbies, etc.) and writing an essay. Essays are judged and then the scholarships are divvied to the students that show the most need and academic potential. Scholarships do not need to be paid back.CONTINUE READING