Types of Aid

Understand your financial aid package and what types of financial aid are available. Look into grants, scholarships, and work-study to earn free money for your education. Apply for aid by completing the FAFSA and look into these other options to pay the cost of tuition. NOTE: Lawson State participates in financial aid but not in the federal student loan program.

Qualify for Free Funding

Get Money Towards Your Education

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Grants are given based on need, and you must complete the FAFSA.

Learn more about grants.


Scholarships are awarded based on need, academic merit, talent, or area of study. Learn more about what scholarships you can apply for.


Work-Study allows you to earn money to pay for school by working part-time on campus. Work-Study is awarded based on need. Learn more about our work-study opportunities.

Get in Touch with Financial Aid

If you have any questions about the types of aid or just want to speak to someone, reach out to Financial Aid. We're here to help!


Bessemer Campus
Building A
Top Level
1100 9th Avenue SW
Bessemer, AL 35022

Birmingham Campus
Academic Success Center
First Floor
3060 Wilson Road SW
Birmingham, AL 35221



8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Contact Information

(205) 929-6380