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Types of Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid

types of aid

The Financial Aid department processes the following funds:



Federal Work Study


Students who qualify for Federal Student Aid may also qualify for additional programs like food assistance, child care assistance, health coverage, and much more. The Ohio Benefit Bank is a program of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, Ohio’s largest charitable response to hunger. It has helped hundreds of thousands of Ohioans access life-changing programs and resources already, so give them a call at 1-800-648-1176 or check out their website at and find out how you can get started today.

In addition, Columbus State's Peer Advocates are certified as Ohio Benefits Bank Counselors, which means they can assist students with the Ohio Benefits Bank application. Students in need of Ohio Benefit Bank assistance can e-mail Maria Latschar to schedule an appointment at .


State of Ohio Financial Aid Programs