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Types of student aid

There are many ways to get help paying for college or career school. Options include grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study.

Visit Types of Financial Aid on the Federal Student Aid website. You will learn about funding you can get from the government, your school, and private sources including:

  • Grants
  • Scholarships
  • Work-study
  • Loans

LAST UPDATED: May 30, 2023


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