Types of Financial Aid at Hostos Community College


Grants: Monies that do not have to be repaid and is usually based on financial need.

Work Study: Provides employment opportunities for students with financial need to assist them with paying their educational expense.


Scholarship: Monies that do not have to be repaid; usually awarded on the basis of academic merit— sometimes based on need.

Student Loans: Borrowed monies that must be repaid within a specified period of time after a student graduates or leaves college for any reason.