Financial Aid
All Financial Aid Programs

Federal Aid Programs

Ferris State University participates in several federally funded assistance programs designed to provide students with the means to meet their educational costs. To be considered for these programs a student must submit a Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It is important to remember that some of the funding for these programs are limited, therefore, we recommend that you file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1.

The federal programs in which Ferris participates include the following:


State Financial Aid Programs

The State of Michigan offers the following state programs to assist Michigan residents with the means to meet their educational costs. To be considered for these programs a student must submit a Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It is important to remember that some of the funding for these programs is limited, therefore, we recommend that you file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1.

The state programs in which Ferris participates includes the following:


Institutional Aid Programs

Ferris State University has institutional sources to supplement the funds provided by the federal and state government. All types of aid including scholarships, grants and loans are provided. The funds for institutional aid come from the University's General Fund or from private donors, given as either gifts or bequests.


Other Programs

Career Transition Program

The Career Transition Program provides educational assistance for credit union members who may require new or advanced training in a vocation or trade due to recent displacement from the workforce. The member should have at least 2 years of prior full–time work experience, and be a credit union member in good standing at a participating Michigan Credit Union. Click here for more information and list of participating credit unions.