• Sources of Financial Aid

    THERE ARE FOUR TYPES OF FINANCIAL AID

    Scholarships

    • UC awards scholarships each year
    • Scholarships are considered gift aid and generally do not require repayment
    • Awards are based on attributes such as academic achievement, service and talent
    • Contact the admissions department to find out how you can qualify

    Grants

    • Grants are need based and do not require repayment
    • Federal and state grants are determined by eligibility for need based aid

    Loans

    • Student loans must be repaid
    • Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan for undergraduate students is available to help parents meet educational costs

    Employment

    • UC employs students that qualify for federal work-study on and off campus throughout the year