Definitions for "FINANCIAL AID"
A combination of scholarships, loans, grants, and work-study programs provided by federal and state governments, individual colleges, and private sponsors to help students meet the costs of a college education.
Financial aid is intended to assist students in financing their education. Forms of financial aid available at Montana State University-Billings include: loans, workstudy and part-time employment, graduate assistantships, teaching assistantships, fee waivers, and scholarships.
Funding that enables students to attend college. Both academic merit and financial need are considered. Depending on their qualifications, students receive these financial awards in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and campus employment opportunities. Learn more about financial aid.