Below is an overview of financial aid  awarded to students. For more details, click the type of aid in the left column.
|Types of Financial Aid|
|Type||Details||Repayment Required?||Award Criteria||Additional Application?|
|Grants ||State or federal money that is considered gift aid.||No, unless you fail to complete attempted classes.||Varies, must show greatest financial need .||No, but other forms may be requested.|
|Loans ||Money you borrow from government or private lenders.||Yes, plus interest.||Must be within loan  debt limits.||Yes, a student loan request form .|
|Scholarships ||Gift aid awarded to students by the ACC Foundation  or outside groups. Funding is limited.||No, unless you fail to complete attempted classes.||Varies, may consider GPA , accomplishments, financial need, life circumstances, or college major .||Yes, a scholarship application .|
|Work Study ||Part-time work at competitive wages. Funding is limited.||No.||Must show financial need.||No, but other forms may be requested.|
|Other assistance ||Includes tuition exemptions, military assistance, and emergency funds.||Varies||Varies|