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|