A grant is a form of financial aid that does not need to be repaid. Most grants are need-based, which means it is based on a student’s financial need. Grants can come from either the federal or state government, college or career school, or a private or a non-for-profit organization. There are certain circumstances when a student must pay back a grant, for example, if a student withdrew early from school or received outside money that made them ineligible.
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- Can I file FAFSA without a SSN?
- What is a tax credit?
- What year of tax returns does the government require?
- What states have FAFSA approved CTP?
- What is CTP?
- Can I qualify for financial aid if I have an intellectual disability?
- How do I get aid if I am an international student that doesn’t qualify for federal aid?
- Are international students eligible to apply for financial aid through FAFSA?
- Is it possible for a student to lose their financial aid?
- How can I find a scholarship?