Federal and university regulations can require us to reduce or cancel financial aid awards based on violations of award criteria or other changes in your aid eligibility. To reduce changes from application errors, please carefully complete all your financial aid application data. To avoid unexpected changes, please carefully read the information below.
Many late aid changes are caused by failure to report additional aid to TU. If you receive any additional grants, scholarships or other educational benefits that are not already listed on your TU Financial Aid Notification, please immediately notify TU with the form below. If you do not notify us in advance, the Bursar's Office will notify us when they disburse your additional aid, and you will receive late notification of your aid changes.
Most changes are caused by the following situations:
Aid could also be reduced based in reductions in federal or state funding levels.
For most federal, state, and institutional aid programs, your total aid can't exceed your Cost of Attendance Budget. Certain combinations of need-based aid and other gift aid (grants, scholarships, tuition waivers) also can't exceeding your financial need.
These over-award rules divide aid into groups and usually set the following limits for those groups.
Need-based aid programs that require remaining unmet financial need:
All the aid programs below help to meet your financial need and your total educational costs:
need-based Federal Pell Grants, need-based state aid, and other need-based aid programs not listed above
all scholarships and tuition waivers, and many other educational benefits even if they don't require financial need including TU Resident Assistant room and meal plan benefits.
Non-need-based loans do not require financial need and don't count toward meeting your financial need, but they are included in your total aid, which can't exceed your Cost of Attendance budget: