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There are individual web pages for the various types of financial aid. You may link to those pages by using the navigation bar on the left. Here is a brief description of the types of financial aid.

Grants - federal or state funds which are awarded based on financial need of the student. Grants do not have to be paid back.
Application forms: FAFSA

Loans - borrowed funds that must be repaid. Please go to that web page for more information.
Application forms: FAFSA, Online Application.
Also, the student must sign a master promissory note (MPN).

Scholarships - funds that do not have to be paid back. The criteria vary. Not all are need- based or academically-based. Please go to the that web page for more information.
Application forms: FAFSA, General Application and Financial Aid Application

Work Study - work positions that are available to students who demonstrate a financial need. Please go to that web page for more information.
Application forms: FAFSA, and Student Employment Application

State Exemptions/Waivers - tuition exemptions. Please go to that web page for more information.

Falcon Promise Program- New UTPB program for students from families making $60,000 per year or less; will cover tuition and mandatory fees.

Questions (e-mail to a financial aid representative)