Each student's financial aid award may include one or more of the following types of aid:
Scholarships are based on academic achievement. Because they are merit-based, they are available to every student who qualifies for them—regardless of financial need. The academic merit scholarships offered by St. Norbert range from $5,500 to $14,000 per year and are described on the scholarships web pages:
In addition to scholarships offered by St. Norbert College, there are many outside scholarships available to students.
For an estimate of your possible academic merit awards, try our scholarship calculator.
Grants are funds that don’t have to be repaid. In most cases, you must demonstrate financial need to receive a grant. Grant eligibility is determined by information provided by your FAFSA and can be funded by federal and state governments, as well as St. Norbert College.
An educational loan is a form of financial aid that must be repaid, with interest. Educational loans come in three major categories: Federal Student Loans (i.e. Stafford and Perkins loans), Federal Parent PLUS loans, and private student loans (offered though a private lender).
Federal student loans are often the most affordable loans available to students, with fixed interest rates and deferred principal and interest payments until after graduation. For more information on Federal Student Loans and other financing options, please visit the following web pages:
Campus employment offers students an opportunity to work on campus and contribute to their educational expenses. A wide variety of positions in campus professional settings that align with student career pursuits are available.