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Financial Aid

East Tennessee State University

Types of Aid

William D. Ford Direct Loan Program
Low-interest loans for graduate and professional students.

  • Subsidized Loans: Available for Undergraduate students. Graduate and professional students are no longer eligible to receive subsidized loans.
  • Unsubsidized Loans: Loans can be used to meet your education costs and to replace your EFC.
  • PLUS Loans: Loans can be made to graduate or professional students who need to borrow more than the maximum unsubsidized loan amounts to meet education costs that are not covered by other financial aid.

Private Loans

Option for students who need additional funds and/or who do not qualify for a Grad PLUS Loan. Gatton College of Pharmacy students interested in private loans must apply through FASTCHOICE.


Institutional Scholarships
Current and incoming students are encouraged to apply for institutional scholarships each academic year.  Deadline for applications is May 12th.

Tennessee Education Scholarship Programs
Educational opportunities to Tennessee residents and other students who have established eligibility in accordance with program guidelines.

Veterans Benefits
Make the transition from military duty to East Tennessee State University.

Vocational Rehabilitation
A federal and state-funded program providing services to help individuals with disabilities enter or return to employment. It is designed to assist individuals of work age with physical and/or mental disabilities compete successfully with others in earning a livelihood.

GI Gill
Many benefits are available to advance the education and skills of Veterans and Service members. Spouses and family members may also qualify for training assistance.

Provides opportunities for Americans to make an intensive commitment to service.

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