Types of Aid


Federal and non-federal loan programs are available to help students pay for their education.

Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships

Grants, scholarships, and fellowship funds come from various programs both inside and outside of the University.

Work Study Programs

Special opportunities for students to work on-campus with the goal of financially support the student. Off-campus employment information is also available. Work Study is based on financial need; therefore, not all student may qualify. If you are awarded work study, you must accept the award on BisonWeb and visit Career Services for job placement. For Work-Study employment information, visit: https://careerservices.howard.edu/.

Tuition Remission

Remission of tuition is awarded by the University to reduce the amount of tuition paid for those who qualify.

Summer Financial Aid

While limited, there are several options Howard University provides students for summer aid. Information, requirements and deadlines are available.

See our Aid Opportunities page for a full list of all financial aid opportunity related forms, applications, and worksheets.