Applying for
Financial Aid and
Considering Loans


The process of applying for financial aid is virtually the same as when you first attended college. Click here to revisit those steps.

The money from scholarships and grants does not have to be repaid, so it pays to look into these options before considering loans. Also, private and tribal scholarships and grants tend to be portable, meaning you may be able to take them with you even if you change schools. Some aid programs lock you into one college or university.

If you must consider a loan, click here to learn about the various loan options.