Types of Financial Aid

JSU offers a variety of types of financial aid including Federal and State Grants, Federal Stafford Loans, Federal PLUS Loans and the Federal Workstudy Program. We also offer scholarships, veterans benefits and work with many outside resources.

Basic Eligibility Criteria for Federal Student Aid

Federal Grants

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
State Aid
  • Alabama Student Grant Program
  • Alabama Math and Science Teacher Education Program (AMSTEP)
  • Military Educational Benefits
  • Police Officer's and Firefighter's Survivors Educational Assistance Program (POFSEAP)
  • Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services

Federal Direct Stafford Loans

  • Federal Stafford Subsidized Loans
  • Federal Stafford Unsubsidized Loans
  • Federal PLUS Loans (Parents and Graduate Students)

Alternative/Private Loans



  • Federal Work-Study Program
  • University Aid 

Veterans Services

Outside Resources