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Types of Financial Aid

Whether you apply for a grant, loan, scholarship or some other type of financial assistance, chances are good there's aid available to help you pay for your CSU education.


​​​A grant is given by the federal government, the state or the CSU as a gift.

Learn About G​rants


​When you get a student loan you receive the money now, but you will need to repay the loan later.

Learn About Loans


Scholarships are gifts that are typically given for achievement.

Learn About Scholarships​​​

Veterans’ Aid

These types of aid can help veterans pay for ​school.

Learn About Veterans' Aid


Work-study programs allow you to work to help pay for ​​school.

Learn About W​ork-Study