​Grant aid that is offered is automatically accepted for you. Each grant may have differing eligibility requirements.

Eligibility requirements:

As a grant recipient, it is your responsibility to know and understand ongoing eligibility requirements:

President's Affordability Grant

University-funded grant awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing.  To be considered for a President's Affordability Grant, students are encouraged to file a FAFSA by the priority date each year.

Scarlet and Gray Grant

University-funded grant awarded to Columbus campus undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing. Note: To be considered for a Scarlet and Gray Grant, students must file a FAFSA by the priority date of February 1 each year.

Freshman Foundation Program (FFP)

University-funded grant offered to undergraduate students on the Columbus campus. Eligibility is determined by financial need, academic and leadership credentials, race/ethnic/tribal background, county of residence, potential first-generation college graduate, and other factors. To be considered for FFP, students must file a FAFSA by the priority date of February 1 each year.