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Financial Aid: Grants

What are Grants?

Grants are funds that are available to eligible students depending on financial need, academic performance, and special areas of study. Grants do not require repayment and may be offered through the federal or state government.

Types of Grants

How to Apply for Grants

In order for a student's account to be reviewed for federal and state grant eligibility, the student must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To complete a FAFSA, please visit In order for the student's eligibility for grants to be determined each academic year, the student must renew their FAFSA each academic year. Since some grants have limited funding available, it is important to complete your FAFSA early each year and be sure to review the annual priority deadlines.

How to Keep Grants

Be sure to renew your FAFSA each academic year and adhere to priority deadlines and meet the Standards of Academic Progress.


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(July 13, 2017) – Armstrong will host a one-day admissions event for new students looking to register for Fall 2017 courses. All application fees will be waived for the event. This event is free and open to the public. 

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(June 14, 2017) – U.S. Veterans Magazine has named Armstrong State University as one of the 2017 Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. The annual review is an evaluation of the nation’s employers, initiatives, government agencies and educational institutions. Lists were compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and survey responses to determine which universities provide learning environments conducive to student veteran success.

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(May 18, 2017) – The Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville will host an open house event featuring free family-friendly fun. Tours of the Armstrong Liberty Center and information about academic programs will be available, plus free snow cones, cotton candy, face painting and more.

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(March 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University has been named to the list of the Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly Schools by Victory Media, the publisher of Military Spouse, G.I. Jobs and STEM Jobs, for a second year in a row. The annual list recognizes higher education institutions that actively recruit and support spouses of active duty service members while acknowledging and supporting military spouse students through the unique challenges of military life.

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