There are six (6) pathways or types of financial aid: federal grants, state grants, scholarships, work programs, loans, and waivers.

Pathways Need to be repaid Based on financial need Based on SAP1
Federal Grants No Yes Yes
State Grants No Yes Yes
Work programs No Sometimes Yes
Scholarships No Sometimes No
Loans Yes Sometimes Yes
Waivers No No No
1

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) are the academic requirements students are required to meet and maintain to receive financial aid. See previous section.