Help for families who need assistance to pay for college.

Like scholarships, need-based grants are a gift. They’re based on financial need and require a completed FAFSA.

Albion Grants

Albion Legacy Scholarships Toggle Accordion

Amount: $3,000 Renewable

Available to students whose family includes one or more Albion alumni (brother, sister, father, mother, grandparents) who have graduated from the College. Students should indicate their alumni connections on their application for admission to receive this award.  Students who receive an Albion Referral Scholarship are not eligible for the Alumni Grant.

Contact your Admission representative or e-mail for more information.

Albion Institutional Commitment Toggle Accordion

Amount: Varies

The Albion College Commitment is the minimum amount of scholarship and grant support you will receive from the College.  We are committed to helping students meet the cost of education and provide need-based grants to students who qualify.  A FAFSA is required for these funds.  In many cases, students are eligible for endowed scholarships or grants from the College which will be used to meet this commitment.

Off-Campus Program Grants (OCP) Toggle Accordion

Amount: $250, $500, and $1,000 levels

OCP grants are competitive awards applied to the cost of an off-campus semester or yearlong program.

Federal Grants

Pell Grant Toggle Accordion

  • Students must complete a FAFSA.
  • Available to students demonstrating a family contribution of $5,919 or less.
  • The amount of a Pell Grant will be prorated based on the number of units you are enrolled in for the semester. This will be based on the official enrollment status based on the last day of the drop/add period.
  • One half of your award will be credited to your account each semester.

Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant Toggle Accordion

  • Students must complete a FAFSA and demonstrate financial need.
  • Priority is given to Pell Grant recipients.
  • One half of your award will be credited to your student account each semester.

Federal TEACH Grant Toggle Accordion

  • Students must agree to serve as a highly qualified teacher at a school serving low-income students in a high-need field.
  • Students must teach full time for four years.
  • Students must complete an Agreement to Serve.
  • If required service is not completed within eight years the grant will revert to an unsubsidized loan.

Federal Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant Toggle Accordion

  • For students who are not Pell-eligible and a parent has died as a result of military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after 9/11/01.
  • The student must have been less than 24 years old or enrolled in higher education at the time of death.

Michigan Tuition Grants

Michigan Tuition Grant/Competitive Scholarship Programs Toggle Accordion

Amount: Variable depending upon the State allocation. Renewable.

  • Available to Michigan residents who graduated from a Michigan high school.
  • Dependent upon financial need and state funding.
  • Students must ensure that the required paperwork is submitted to the State of Michigan.
  • One half of your award will be credited to your account each semester.