Scholarships & Aid

Once you've decided that Baylor might be the place for you, start here to learn about the types of aid available to finance your education.



Students can apply for grants from the federal or state government based on financial need. Grants, unlike loans, do not have to be repaid. Both federal and state grants require that you file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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Work-Study programs help students find a part-time campus job where they can earn money to help pay for their education.

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Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans

These low-interest loans are administered by the federal government and offer a single application process and low origination fees, making more funds available for you.

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Direct PLUS Loans

The Direct PLUS Loan is a federal loan program created to allow parents to take out a loan in their name for their students.

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Alternative Loans

Students unable to receive sufficient funds from federal loans may pursue a credit-based loan in their name. This option should only be pursued after exhausting federal loan options.

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