A grant is a type of gift aid that does not require repayment. Each grant has different requirements for eligibility. Eligibility for need based grants is determined by the information provided by the student on the FAFSA. You can use the U.S. Department of Education's FAFSA4caster to get an idea of grant eligibility.
After the FAFSA is filed, you are automatically considered for the following grants based on your eligibility:
Students who are interested in a career in teaching may want to inquire about the TEACH Grant. Students are not automatically considered for TEACH Grant eligibility. Interested students should contact their financial aid counselor.