Financing Your Future

Types of Financial Aid

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of undergraduate students received some type of financial aid.

There are many ways to invest in your education at Gallaudet.

Understanding the different types of financial aid and choosing the best option for your situation is a vital piece of your academic success. Don’t worry; this test is open book–we’ve compiled a list of Financial Aid options in one place to support you and move you one step closer to becoming a Bison.

Grants

Grants are a need-based Financial Aid option through Federal or institutional programs that you do not have to repay.

Scholarships

Get paid for good grades. Find academically-based financial assistance through Gallaudet’s Merit-based scholarships and many opportunities outside of our institution.

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)

Get the training and education you need to secure a future career. Work with your home state’s VR agency to see if you qualify for financial assistance.

Grants

Grants are a need-based Financial Aid option through Federal or institutional programs that you do not have to repay.

Scholarships

Get paid for good grades. Find academically-based financial assistance through Gallaudet’s Merit-based scholarships and many opportunities outside of our institution.

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)

Get the training and education you need to secure a future career. Work with your home state’s VR agency to see if you qualify for financial assistance.

Federal Work-Study (FWS)

FWS is a need-based program that will place you in an on or off-campus job to provide you federal funds through your regular paychecks.

Loans

Loans are a popular option to attend college without having to pay until after graduation. However, with interest, these can add up quickly. Work with us to find the best loan option for your needs.

Tuition Waivers

Explore assistantship and scholarship opportunities for Graduate students and Gallaudet employees.

Federal Work-Study (FWS)

FWS is a need-based program that will place you in an on or off-campus job to provide you federal funds through your regular paychecks.

Loans

Loans are a popular option to attend college without having to pay until after graduation. However, with interest, these can add up quickly. Work with us to find the best loan option for your needs.

Tuition Waivers

Explore assistantship and scholarship opportunities for Graduate students and Gallaudet employees.

Learn How to Apply for Financial Aid

Whether you’re checking in with us for the first time or are a FAFSA expert, we’re always here to support you during your financial journey at Gallaudet.

Never Miss A Date

FAFSA Applications are available starting October 1st of every year.

Other dates may shift year to year to year, so be sure to stay on top of dates to ensure you get the most out of your Financial Aid opportunities.

MAY01

Priority Deadline for FAFSA (Fall 2021)

NOV01

Priority Deadline for FAFSA (Spring 2022)

APR01

Priority Deadline for FAFSA (Summer 2022)

DEC03

Last day to request loans (Fall 2021)

APR22

Last day to request loans (Spring 2022)