Grants are gift-aid programs that do not have to be repaid. Grants are based on a federal needs analysis formula as determined by your FAFSA application and are mostly distributed on a first-completed, first-awarded basis.

Good things to know about grants

  • Grants are a lot like scholarships, in that they do not have to be repaid.
  • Grant funds can go quickly, so submit your FAFSA as soon as possible to increase your chances of being awarded.