A Denison University education is not just for a living, but for a life. Our purpose is to inspire and educate our students to become autonomous thinkers, discerning moral agents and active citizens of a democratic society. Through an emphasis on active learning, we engage students in the liberal arts. Denison graduates are educated to be curious, resourceful, and reflective. They are well prepared for the rapidly changing world of the 21st century.
Work Awards (Federal Work Study & Non-Federal Work Study
Work awards listed on award letters are not guaranteed and Denison does not place students in jobs. Amounts listed on award letters represent a student's maximum earning potential, should he or she choose to work on campus. Additional details can be found in Student Employment.
This grant is a part of the student's total amount of need-based institutional funds. The award is designed to provide convenience to students with demonstrated need. Funds are electronically transferred from the student's account to their Denison Dollars each semester to help defray a portion of book costs. The amount of the award is the average of book costs for students. In some cases, students' book costs may exceed this award amount.
This student loan is based on financial need, and has a fixed interest rate of 3.4% for 2012-2013. Interest is not charged to the student nor does it accrue until the student graduates or ceases enrollment at least half time. Repayment begins after a 6 month grace period, during which, interest will accrue. A mandatory 1% origination fee will be deducted from the gross loan amount.
This student loan is available to students who are not eligible or have limited eligibility for the Direct Subsidized Loan. The loan terms are similar to those for the Subsidized Loan except the student is responsible for the interest which accrues at a rate of 6.8% annually, while the student is in school. A mandatory 1% origination fee will be deducted from the gross loan amount.
This loan has a 5% fixed interest rate. Interest is not charged to the student nor does it accrue until the student begins repayment nine months after graduating or ceasing enrollment at least half time. Students awarded a Perkins Loan must sign a promissory note in the Controller's Office.