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Types of Financial Aid (Comparison Charts)

Federal & State Grants*

Pell Grant

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Full time or part time

Currently up to $5,550 per year

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

  • Exceptional financial need
  • Pell recipient
  • 0 EFC
  • Full time or part time
  • Awarded first-come, first-served

 

Minimum of $100 per year

Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG)

  • Income-based
  • Full time or Part Time

Up to $1872 per year

Student Loan Programs

Private Loan

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must be enrolled at least 2 hours per semester, pursuing a degree

Subsidized Federal Direct Loan

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must be enrolled at least half time
  • $3,500 year 1
  • $4,500 year 2
  • $5,500 year 3-5
  • Interest paid by federal government while student is enrolled at least half time

Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loan

  • Must be enrolled at least half time
  • Dependent students whose parents are denied for a Parent PLUS loan are eligible for an additional $4000-5000 per year.
  • $2,000-6,000 year 1
  • $2,000-6,000 year 2
  • $7,000 year 3-5
  • Interest must be paid by student during study or added to principal

Federal PLUS Loan (for parents)

  • Student must be enrolled at least half time
  • Up to the cost of education less any financial aid
  • Variable interest rate determined each July

Ohio Christian University Aid**

Renewable Scholarships Based on incoming criteria, such as GPA, class rank, ACT score, and affiliations.

Up to $8000 per year, see http://www.ohiochristian.edu/undergrad/tuition for more information.

OCU Scholarships Applications are due in the spring semester. Email the OCU Financial Aid Department for more details.

Up to $7500 per year.

Church Matching Grant Scholarship paid through church funds then matched by OCU. OCU will match student's church contribution up to $500 per semester
Good Neighbor Quality Student Grant/Christian Homeschools Grant Attend a high school in one of the following counties: Pickaway, Ross, Fairfield, Fayette, Pike, Hocking, Madison, Franklin, Licking, Christian School(s) or Homeschool(s) $1,000 per year
Sibling Grant Must be claimed as a Dependent $250 per sibling per semester

 

*Not applicable to Graduate program.

**Not applicable to the Adult or Graduate Studies Program.

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