Sources of Financial Aid
- Federal Pell Grant
A Federal Pell Grant is awarded to undergraduate students who have high financial need and have not earned a bachelor's or professional degree. In the 2014-2015 school year, Pell Grants ranged anywhere from $602 - $5,730.
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants(SEOG)
Federal SEOG funds are given to undergraduates with exceptional financial need. Priority is given to students who receive a Federal Pell Grant.
- Federal Perkins Loan
A Perkins Loans is a low-interest (5 percent) loan and is available to undergraduates at Walsh University with exceptional financial need. You must begin repaying this loan nine months after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time attendance.
- Federal Direct Loan
Stafford Loans are low interest loans available for both undergraduates and graduate students. These loans will have a fixed interest rate of 4.66% for undergraduates and 6.8% for graduate students. Repayment begins six months after you cease to attend on at least a half-time basis. Half-time enrollment is six credit hours per semester for both undergraduates and graduate students at Walsh University.
- Federal Direct Plus Loans
PLUS loans are federal loans that a parent or graduate student takes out on a student's behalf. PLUS loans have a repayment interest rate of 7.21%.
- You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for these federal programs. to complete a FAFSA, please go to www.fafsa.gov.
Ohio College Opportunity Grants (OCOG) are based on financial need and do not require repayment. Application for this grant is made through the FAFSA. To be connected to a website to learn more about these and other state programs, click here.
Funds awarded by Walsh University are generally merit-based and are determined by the scholarship committee in the Office of Admission. Scholarships can range between $3,000 up to the equivalent of full tuition. Notification of your merit scholarship eligibility is handled through the Office of Admission and will generally come before your financial aid award notice from the Financial Aid Office.
Catholic High School Grant
Walsh University offers the Catholic High School Graduate Grant of $1,000 to entering full-time freshmen. To be eligible for the Catholic High School Graduate Grant, students must have graduated from a Catholic High School and meet Walsh University's admission criteria. The Catholic High School Graduate Grant is available for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress and full-time status.
These are funds awarded to a student from clubs and organizations outside of the university. If you would like to be linked to a website for a free electronic scholarship search, click here