Student Financial Aid
Types of Financial Aid
Student loan programs provide long-term, low-interest loans for students. Students must enroll at least half time (6 hours for undergraduates, 5 hours for graduates) each term in order to qualify for federal student loans. All loans must be repaid. There are several types of loans available at Auburn.
Only undergraduate students pursuing their first undergraduate degree who demonstrate high need as determined by the FAFSA are eligible for grants. There are several types of grants available at Auburn University.
The Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) is a need-based federally-funded work-for-pay program. Eligibility is based on financial need and available funding. Please click on the link above for additional information regarding eligibility and job placement.
Auburn University awards a number of scholarships to incoming and currently enrolled students each year.
Scholarships awarded include Freshman Scholarships, Transfer Scholarships, General Scholarships, and
Departmental Scholarships. Auburn also processes External Scholarships awarded by individuals or organizations
external to the University.
The Veterans Resource Center provides the following services:
- Processes veteran education benefit applications, changes, and terminations.
- Verifies course enrollment.
- Coordinates course of study with Academic Advisors.
- Maintains student records.
There are many sources of outside aid that are available to supplement federal aid eligibility.