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Types of College Aid

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You'll be surprised how affordable college can be.

There are many options to help you with college expenses. Completing a FAFSA application each year will ensure you're considered for a variety of federal and state aid types. Some scholarships also require you to complete a FAFSA application, so don't wait!

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Three Types of Aid, One Application

Grants, federal work study and federal/state student loans are three types of financial aid that share a common application. You can apply for all of these through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. File Your FAFSA

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Grants & Waivers

Grants and waivers are excellent financial aid options because they allow students to earn a degree without accruing loans. Most are need-based, or are intended to fill college attainment gaps. There are a variety of federal and state grants you might qualify to receive.

About Grants & Waivers

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Federal Work Study

Want to get a head start on gaining work experience while still attending college, and earn some extra bucks in the process? Student employees work a range of hours each week, are paid bi-weekly and get a paycheck for all sorts of fun activities.

About Work Study

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Federal & State Student Loans

Borrow wisely! If you need to take out a loan, consider those offered by the federal government first. Fixed interest rates, in-school deferment (no payments required while in school) and other benefits are a big deal.

About Federal Loans

 

More Types of Financial Aid

If you find that you do not have enough funding to cover your costs, there are a few options for you to explore.

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Scholarships

Over $1,000,000 in scholarships were awarded last year to deserving students from sources of all sorts. Now, it's your turn.

About Scholarships

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Veterans

Hundreds of veterans and dependents of veterans attend UW-Green Bay each year. Veteran's Services is here to help you understand your benefits.

About Veteran's Aid

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Other Funding Options

Still short on covering all of your educational expenses? We've still got quite a few options for you.

More Funding Options

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Feeling Confused?

There are dollars in the details.

We want to give you all the information we can. The easiest way to digest financial aid information is by going through our Financial Aid Process, or reaching out to us! We're here to help you on your college journey.

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