Financial Aid

Financial aid is money that the government and other organizations give you or lend you so that you can pay for college. Remember, the money won’t just fall in your lap: you have to apply to qualify. There are 4 main types of financial aid: Scholarships, Grants, Loans, and Work-Study. Learn more about the financial aid process here: Financial Aid 101.

Where does financial aid come from?

The Federal Government (the largest source)
The Alabama State Government
Colleges and universities
Companies, clubs and religious organizations
Banks and lending companies

Learn more about the 4 main types of financial aid:

Scholarships

Grants

Loans

Work-Study

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