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Types of Financial Aid Available to Undergraduate Students

There are a variety of financial aid programs available to undergraduate students at Rowan. The federal government funds some of these programs, others are funded by the state of New Jersey (for New Jersey students only) and others are funded by the University, the Rowan Foundation and other outside groups. For more information about applying for aid please visit the Rowan University Guide to Applying for Financial Aid.

Undergraduate Student Grants

  • Federal Pell Grant Program
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Tuition Aid Grant
  • Educational Opportunity Fund

Undergraduate Student Loans

  • Federal Stafford Loan Program
  • Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students
  • Alternative Loan

Undergraduate Student Work Study

  • Federal College Work Study
  • Institutional Work Study Program

Undergraduate Student Scholarships

  • Scholarships for entering freshmen and transfers
  • Scholarships for current students

Undergraduate Student External Scholarships

How to Apply for Financial Aid: Undergraduate Students

  1. File your FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  2. Review your SAR
  3. Complete the Verification Process (if you are selected)
  4. Review your Award Letter
  5. Accept Award Offered
  6. Apply for Additional Loans if additional funding is necessary
  7. Sign your Master Promissory Note for Stafford Loans with Direct Lending
  8. Complete Loan Entrance Counseling

Use Your Federal Aid First
Always use available grant and scholarship aid before applying for a loan. When considering your loan options, remember to use your federal aid before applying for private loans. Federal loans usually have lower fixed interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. For more information, visit the U.S. Department of Education's Federal Aid First website.
www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov/federalaidfirst/index.html