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Student Financial Aid

 Student Financial Aid

  • There are a variety of programs available to help students finance their UConn education. Most financial aid resources are intended to supplement, not replace, the financial resources of the family.
  • Financial assistance for students is provided through:
    1. Scholarships – merit-based or need-based monetary awards that may range from paying a portion of tuition to fully funding the costs associated with college education.
    2. Grants – gift aid from federal, state, or university sources. They are awarded to students on the basis of need.
    3. Loans – Federal Education Loans are typically awarded based on federal need. These are low-interest loans that must be repaid with interest. To be considered, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    4. Student Employment – Federal Work-Study (FWS) is a federally funded program for students who demonstrate financial need. Student Labor is a work program for on-campus jobs where the student does not have to have financial need to qualify.
  • LINK: Financial Aid

 

  • Student Consumer Information

  • The Higher Education Opportunities Act (HEOA) requires colleges and Universities that participate in federal student financial aid programs to disclose certain information to current and prospective students, and University employees.
  • LINK: Student Consumer Information