Grants: Grants are a type of financial aid that does not have to be repaid; eligibility is
determined by financial need.
Scholarships: Scholarships are a form of gift aid awarded for either merit or need.
Loans: Loans are borrowed money that must be repaid with interest.
Federal Work-Study: The Federal Work-Study program can provide you with an on-campus or community-based
Graduate Student Assistantships/Fellowships: In addition to your financial aid package, there are a variety of other funding sources
that can help you pay for graduate school
Military Assistance: For questions regarding your educational military benefits, contact Military Student
Services at 828-227-7397.