There are four general types of financial aid to help fund your education at Boise State
Grants are need-based financial aid that you do not need to repay if you meet all of the conditions of the award.
Scholarships are awarded on a merit or need basis and you don’t need to repay a scholarship if you meet all of the conditions of the award.
Work-study provides the opportunity for you to work on campus and earn a bi-weekly paycheck. Every dollar you earn is a dollar you won’t have to pay back later.
Loans are aid you borrow and pay back to a federal or state institution, or private lenders.