Funding your education isn’t one size fits all. Like most experiences at Holy Cross, it’s specific to your individual needs and circumstances.
Learn more about the most common types of aid and the opportunities available to you and your family.
Scholarships and Grants
Scholarships and grants can be a great way to lower your cost of tuition.
Student Loan Programs
There are two different federal loan programs available to you, depending on your need.
This federally subsidized employment program places students in part-time positions around campus, such as dining services or administrative jobs.
The language of financial aid can be confusing. Get ahead of the game and brush up on terms you’re likely to see throughout your financial aid journey.
Learn the Terms
Do you know your FAFSA from your CSS PROFILE? Your PLUS Loan from your Pell Grant? You're going to run into some financial aid terms over and over again, so this glossary will help you keep all the names, initials, and acronyms straight.
Forms and Links
You’ve done your homework, researched different types of aid and estimated your college costs. Now, access the forms and links you’ll need to begin your application and the financial aid process.
Do you have questions about how to apply for financial aid? We want to help. Watch our archived webinars, where Admission and Financial Aid staff outline application requirements, provide quick tips on where to start, and discuss your options for financing.