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Types of Aid


Types and Sources of Aid at Longwood

Funds are provided to the university through the Federal and State governments to award to students who demonstrate financial need as a result of filing the FAFSA. Reminder: Most financial aid programs have a satisfactory academic progress criteria. This criteria must be met to receive the Federal and State programs listed.

Financial Assistance Programs

  • Grants
    Grants do not have to be repaid
  • Scholarships
    Scholarships do not have to be repaid. They generally have a merit or performance criteria. Some examples are awards made through the Art, Music, and Theatre Departments, athletics, and endowed Longwood Foundation Scholarships.
  • Loans
    Loans must be repaid
  • Work Experience
    Opportunities for students to work on campus while attending college
  • TEACH grant The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education grant.