Undergraduate Types of Aid

Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships are considered gift aid (or free money) because they generally do not need to be paid back. These can be awarded by governments, colleges, and even private organizations.

Types of Scholarships

Grants

Grants

Grants are a form of financial aid that also do not need to be paid back. Grants can come from federal and state governments, as well as from Georgia Tech.

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Loans

Loans

Loans are borrowed money from a bank, government or lending institutions with the understanding you have to pay the money back. Loans also have added interest that has to be paid back with the loan.

Types of Loans

Work Study

Work Study

Students with financial need can participate in the Federal Work-Study program, using their earnings to pay towards tuition and other costs.

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