Types of Aid at SLCHC

St. Louis College of Health Careers is Affordable

As part of our mission to produce outstanding medical professionals to meet the increase in demand across the industry, we strive to make our offerings affordable to students and families of all income ranges. Once you’ve completed your application process, your financial aid award may include one or more of the following types of aid:

Grants

Grants are funds that do not 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 the federal government.

Loans

Federal student loans are the most affordable loans available to students, with the lowest interest rates and deferred principal and interest rates until after graduation.

Student Employment

Federal Work-Study is a federal program available to qualified students who demonstrate financial need and a willingness to work to make up for the deficiency. Students are employed on campus is positions such as classroom assistants, laboratory assistants, and library assistants. We also have assignments located at a number of community partners that work with children, community action agencies and financial organizations that are available. Preference is given to students with the greatest demonstrated need, with the typical student working approximately 15-20 hours a week. An additional advantage to the Work-Study program is that students are often placed in positions that give them hands-on experience, priming them for a more confident entry into the workforce upon graduation.

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