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Family Guide to College and Financial Planning

Family Guide to College and Financial Planning

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Federal and State Grants

To apply for all Federal and South Carolina Aid, you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can complete the FAFSA at or go to for more information.

Federal Pell Grant
For the 2013-2014 academic year, eligible students may receive up to $5,645. The student must complete the FAFSA to determine eligibility.

Federal grant reserved for Pell eligible students. Students must complete the FAFSA to be considered. Award amounts vary and funds are limited.

South Carolina State Tuition Grant
South Carolina residents who qualify and apply on time may receive up to $2,900 in gift aid for the 2013-2014 academic year. More information is available at The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be received by the Federal Processor on or before June 30 in order to be considered for eligibility.

Other Resources

Veteran Benefits
Anderson University is proud to partner with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs in assisting our military veterans in obtaining their education. Check out our Veteran Benefits flier to learn how the process works. You can also contact our VA Certifying Official at or (864) 231-5742.

Vocational Rehabilitation
Persons with physical disabilities which are vocational handicaps are eligible for financial aid from state departments of vocational rehabilitation. Information may be obtained from the vocational rehabilitation department in the student's home state.

Tuition Exchange
The Tuition Exchange is a reciprocal scholarship program for children and other family members of faculty and staff employed at over 530 participating institutions. The Tuition Exchange, Inc. a non-profit association, serves higher education by making careers at colleges and universities more attractive. More information can be found at the Tuition Exchange web site.

Anderson University Grants and Scholarships

Anderson University offers grant and scholarship assistance to students based on GPA, test scores, major, financial need, and border/commuter status. Anderson University's priority deadline for filing the FAFSA is March 1. Please be sure to complete your FAFSA application annually no lather than July 1 in order to be considered for Anderson University funding. Detailed information on various scholarships and grants that may be offered as well as award amounts and initial/renewal requirements may be found in the Family Guide to College and Financial Planning magazine. To request this information, please contact the university at (864) 328-1835 or  
Athletic Grants
As a NCAA Division II school, scholarships are awarded to athletes in intercollegiate sports. Please see Athletics for a complete listing of sports offered. 


FAFSA Federal School Code: 003418

Financial Aid Planning Office
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Box 1142
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 231-2070


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