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As a graduate student at Albizu University, you may be eligible to receive financial aid in the forms of student loans, scholarships, and/or work-study to help you pay for your education.
Grants are a possible source of funding for your education. Grants are funds awarded based on various criteria depending on the funding source and do not have to be repaid. This aid is similar to scholarships.
At Albizu University, you may qualify for the federal and state grants below:
For more information, go to:http://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/
Student loans are an alternative funding source for your education. There are a variety of student loans for you to consider. The difference between loans and other forms of funding is that you are required to repay your loans and this often includes interest.
At Albizu University, there are a variety of student loans below to get you started:
For more information, go to http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html
The Work-Study Program offers jobs for graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. At Albizu University, you may be eligible for this type of financial aid. The Work-Study application is available upon request at the Financial Aid Office.
1. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID
In order to apply for Financial Aid, you must submit the following documents by the stated deadlines:
2. ENTRANCE INTERVIEW
If you are applying for a Federal Student Loan, the first step is to complete an entrance interview. In order to do that, go to www.studentloans.gov. You also need to complete the Master Promissory Note at www.studentloans.gov.
3. BE ADMITTED
All applicants must be academically admitted to Albizu University as a degree-seeking student.
4. RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID AWARD
5. DISBURSEMENT OF FINANCIAL AID
Institutionally controlled financial aid (federal and institutional grants, scholarships, and Direct Student Loans transmitted by EFT) will be credited to your student account as soon as an enrollment audit has been completed, aid adjustments have been made, and funds have been received (usually between the third and eighth week of the session). Awards are adjusted according to enrollment status.
6. REIMBURSEMENT OF FINANCIAL AID
If total financial aid disbursed exceeds direct charges for a session, you may receive a reimbursement check or electronic transfer for the remaining balance. These are processed by the Finance Office.
Students are responsible of notifying the Finance Office of any address changes.
We are here to help you with your financial aid needs as you pursue your educational goals.