Undergraduate Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid

Learn about the types of aid included in financial aid offers.

Financial aid offers (sometimes also called financial aid awards) are called “packages” because many types of aid are bundled together. Student financial aid packages typically include:

Outside awards, including private outside scholarships and employee tuition benefits, are encouraged and can be used to reduce a student’s expected summer earnings, and/or student employment.
While Brown meets full demonstrated need without loans, Brown offers two types of loans to meet a student's unique needs to cover expenses.
Brown sponsors a range of research and professional programs that provide financial aid to students who qualify.