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Types of Aid

Financial aid includes need-based grants, merit-based scholarships, state and federal grants, state and federal loans and work study. Typically, financial aid packages include a combination of these aid programs. Learn about your financial aid package:

Scholarships and Grants

We offer numerous renewable scholarships to freshmen who demonstrate a strong ability to succeed based on their academic achievements, commitment to the community, passion for leading, or exemplary talents. There are also thousands of outside scholarships that students may be able to pursue. Find scholarships and grants.


If you are seeking a loan to finance your education, there are a number of federal, state and private options to consider. Review your loan options.

Student Employment

Regardless of your eligibility for financial aid, Furman offers a wide variety of student employment opportunities. Most positions require working a few hours each week. Find a job opportunity.