Types of Financial Aid

A quality education is an investment that will provide you with lifelong rewards. At Fisher, we are committed to providing you with the information you need to help meet the financial obligation of attending college.

Scholarships and Grants (Gift Aid)

Gift aid is any money you receive that does not have to be paid back. Scholarships and grants are the two major types of gift aid.

Scholarships are generally awarded based on academic achievement (merit-based) whereas grants are generally awarded based on financial need.

» Learn more about scholarships and grant opportunities.

Loans and Work-Study (Self-help Aid)

Self-help aid is any money that will need to be repaid or money that is earned through work. Loans and work-study are the two main types of self-help aid.

» Learn more about loans and work-study.

Veterans Benefits

Qualified veterans of the United States Armed Forces admitted for study at St. John Fisher College may be eligible to receive military benefits from the following Chapters: 30, 31, 33 (Post 9/11), 35, 1606, or 1607.

» Learn more about veterans benefits.

Outside Scholarships

Explore options for supplementing your financial aid package with outside scholarships.

» Learn more about outside scholarships.