The four basic types of financial aid are listed below. Students receiving financial aid may be awarded a combination, or package, of these four types, based on eligibility.
Grants are gift funds, generally based on financial need.
Pittsburg State University offers a wide range of scholarships to assist students with paying for tuition, books, and other needs.
Loans are borrowed funds which must be repaid once you are no longer a student or drop below half-time (6 hours) status.
Work-study funds are earned by students by working part-time (average of 10-20 hours/week) for eligible employers. Students may earn wages up to the amount of their work-study award. As funds are earned, they are paid to the student employee bi-weekly.