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Understanding Types of Financial Aid

Financial aid can come from federal, state, school, and private sources to help you pay for college. Most financial aid funds are offered based on the financial information provided on your FAFSA.

To learn more about the different types of aid, check out the drop downs below. They contain a brief explanation of each option that could be offered in your financial aid package.


A grant is a form of financial aid that doesn’t have to be repaid (unless, for example, you withdraw from school and owe a refund).

Apply for Grants

Learn more about grants by visiting


Many nonprofit and private organizations offer scholarships to help students pay for college. This type of free money, which is sometimes based on academic merit, talent, or a particular area of study, can make a real difference in helping you manage your education expenses.

Apply for Scholarships

Benefits for Veterans and their Families

There are special aid programs or additional aid eligibility for serving in the military or for being the spouse or child of a veteran.

Learn more about Hazlewood and GI Educational Benefits


When you receive a student loan, you are borrowing money to attend a college or career school. You must repay the loan as well as interest that accrues. It is important to understand your repayment options so you can successfully repay your loan.

Apply for Loans

Student Assistant and Work Study Positions

The Federal Work-Study Program allows you to earn money to pay for school by working part-time. 

Apply for a Student Assistant Position at the Career Center

Childcare Assistance

Students demonstrating financial need after completing the FAFSA and are pursuing a certificate or degree at Brazosport College are eligible to apply for assistance in paying for childcare while attending college classes.

Childcare assistance funds are limited and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are two types of childcare applications available for pick up the first day of registration each semester.

Stop by our office to discuss which form of childcare assistance best fits your situation.

Childcare Assistance Application Form


Exemptions are a type of financial assistance allowing some Texas residents to attend a public college or university in Texas without paying tuition or, in some cases, tuition and fees.

You can find a full list of exemptions on the College for All Texans Website.

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(979) 230-3377

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(To the right of Main Lobby)
500 College Drive
Lake Jackson, TX. 77566