Financial Aid

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Financial Aid - Grants

General Information

  • See Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA for requirements forunion.jpg receiving Federal Assistance
  • Must be maintaining qualitative and quantitative Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), as defined by the Federal Department of Education, and in keeping with BW requirements for good standing
  • Must meet all posted deadlines
  • Must comply with all requests for information from the Financial aid Office, especially when necessitated by federal verification requirements
  • Student must not have been convicted of any offense involving either possession or sale of illegal drugs within one year prior to receiving any type of Federal funding including Federal Pell Grants, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Stafford Loans, Perkins Loans, Work Study or PLUS loans

You must notify the Office of Financial Aid in writing of any changes in enrollment or residency status (e.g. changes in housing/enrollment status, etc.).               


Federal Pell Grant: 

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) serves as application
  • Maximum amount varies depending on federal appropriations
  • Undergraduate, degree-seeking (no prior degree), good academic standing
  • Eligibility based on financial need, as determined by federal processor
  • Application deadline - last day of regularly scheduled classes

Additional Information from the Department of Education              


Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG):

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid serves as application
  • Maximum amount of up to $1500/year, depending on federal appropriations
  • Undergraduate, degree-seeking (no prior degree), good academic standing
  • Eligibility based on exceptional financial need, in conjunction with Pell Grant
  • Awarded during the Fall/Spring semesters of the academic year
  • Application deadline - last day of regularly scheduled classes

Additional Information from the Department of Education               


Ohio College Opportunity Grant

The Ohio Board of Regents administers the Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG) program, which provides grant money to Ohio residents who demonstrate the highest levels of financial need (as determined by the results of the FAFSA).
Additional information from the Ohio Board of Regents


Baldwin Wallace Grant (BW Grant):  

Free Application for Federal Student Aid serves as application

  • Amount varies depending on demonstrated financial need
  • Undergraduate, full time, degree-seeking (no prior degree)
  • Eligibility based on financial need and minimum gift assistance commitment for BW. 
  • Awarded during the Fall/Spring semesters of the academic year
     
BW Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills are the foundation of the 21st century economy. During the next decade U.S. demand for scientists and engineers is expected to increase at four times the rate of other occupations. To meet this demand, the State of Ohio has created the Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program to encourage more students to enter into STEM fields. Who is eligible to apply:
  •  Freshmen, transfer students, adult learners and veterans who have been admitted to Baldwin Wallace University are eligible to apply. (Students applying to the pre-engineering program must be current BW sophomores or above.)
  • First-generation and underrepresented students are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be residents of the State of Ohio.
  •  Students selected to participate in a Choose Ohio First program may receive scholarship support up to $4,700 annually as detailed below.

Program Details and application information are available using this link, http://www.bw.edu/academics/stem/


Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant - up to $4,000 per year:  only certain undergraduate and graduate students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary school that serves students from low-income families. Strict obligations and eligibility requirements apply. Please click here for BW's TEACH Grant policy.

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