Types of Aid

At SRU, there are a several types of financial aid available to assist eligible students to finance their education. Financial aid can be a combination of scholarships, grants, loans and employment.

There are two basic types of financial aid - gift aid and self-help aid. Gift aid is financial aid, such as grants and scholarships, that do not need to be repaid. Self-help is financial aid in the form of loans or student employment. All types of financial aid can help you pay for college.