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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 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, 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 in Student Advocacy are certified as Ohio Benefit Bank Counselors, which means they can assist students with the Ohio Benefit Bank application. Students in need of Ohio Benefit Bank assistance can e-mail or call 614-287-5192 to schedule an appointment with a Peer Advocate.


State of Ohio Financial Aid Programs