Types of Aid: FAU Grants
This grant is for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at least half-time at FAU who demonstrate financial need. Funds are limited and awards are made based on the priority consideration.
FAU Academic Achievement Grant
This grant is for undergraduate students enrolled at least half-time at FAU who demonstrate financial need and exceptional academic performance. Funds are limited and awards are generated based on priority consideration.
Short Term Advance ( Terms and Conditions )
These funds are available to assist degree-seeking students, enrolled in at least six FAU credit hours, in meeting educational expenses such as books, incurred prior to the date that their financial aid funds are available for disbursement. Short Term Advances can also be used for unanticipated expenses other than tuition for students not receiving financial aid. Students may borrow up to $500 and there is a $5.00 processing fee. Funds will be directly deposited into the student’s bank account. Direct Deposit of funds is preferred to go to BankAtlantic accounts. However, FAU is able to directly deposit your Short Term Advance into your existing financial institution. Click here to find instructions on how to access the Short Term Advance Application.