Types of Aid
Financial aid is money to help pay for college or career school. Grants, work-study, loans, and scholarships help make college or career school affordable. Find and apply for as many scholarships as you can—it’s free money for college or career school. Start researching early, and meet deadlines, and you may be on your way to scholarship success.
Aid From Your State Government
Even if you're not eligible for federal aid, you might be eligible for financial aid from your state. Contact your state grant agency for more information.
Aid From Your College or Career School
Many schools offer financial aid from their own funds. Find out what might be available to you:
Aid From a Nonprofit or Private Organization
Many organizations offer scholarships or grants to help students pay for college or career school. This free money can make a real difference in how affordable your education is.