An online degree with Grace College is now more affordable than ever.
Paying For Your Online Degree
Grace College is dedicated to helping students from all financial backgrounds achieve their dream of obtaining a quality education. Complete the steps below to ensure you’re receiving maximum financial assistance:
#1. File the FAFSA
Graduate students can qualify for $20,500 per year in Stafford Loans that can cover their entire tuition and other educational/personal costs. The Indiana state deadline for filing the FAFSA is April 15th to qualify for state aid (undergraduate degrees only). Apply for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and learn about pell grants, federal loans, work-study loans, and scholarships that help make college more affordable.
Grace’s Federal School Code is 001800
#2. Apply for grants and scholarships
Various funds are allocated each year within communities to award to students pursuing a degree. Look into your county: Kosciusko, Allen, Elkhart, Wabash, and Marshall. Click below to search additional counties.
If you are an Indiana resident with prior coursework history (from high school or college) with a 2.75 GPA you are eligible to apply for a one time Grace College Online Scholarship of $1,000. You can apply here to be considered and learn more!
#3. Talk to your employer
Many companies have tuition reimbursement for employees who are looking to further their education.
#4. Check with Questa
Questa Education Foundation offers scholarships, excellent forgivable loans, and even career opportunities to students furthering their education. Questa is available to students in 11 counties: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Whitley, Wabash, and Wells.
#5. Finish your degree for less
Grace College offers various bachelor’s degree completion programs online. You could be eligible for a $100 discount per credit hour if you transfer from Ivy Tech or have an associate’s degree in Ancilla, Crossroads Bible, Harrison, Schoolcraft, Vincennes, or Wayne County Community College. Explore the degree completion programs Grace offers.
#6. Earn college credit for your life experience
Bachelors programs, listed above, require a certain amount of college credits to be admitted. If you don’t meet the credit requirement, you can earn up to 24 Experiential Learning Credits. Experiential Learning Credits, or ELCs, are college credits given for life experience. These can be from volunteering in your community, certifications, courses hosted by your employer, and many other documented experiences. Here is an example of an Experiential Learning Portfolio and here is a guide to Experiential Learning Credits. Contact Jodi Baker with more questions about ELCs.
Did you know?
Grace College has partnered with the Bowen Center and Lifeline Youth & Family Services to provide additional discounts to staff pursuing certain degrees from Grace College online. Discounts up to 25% off in tuition are available. Contact admissions to learn about eligibility and other details at email@example.com.