Student financial aid programmes


The different financial support services offered to students by the government, private organisations or the attended school such as tax benefits, loans or grants.

Alternative labels

student financial aid program
student finance programmes
student loan programmes
student financial aid programme
student grant programmes

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Student financial aid programmes is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Student financial support coordinator: Student financial support coordinators assist students and education administrators in the management of tuition fees and student loans. They advise on and determine the amounts and the eligibility of student loans, advise students on available, suitable loans and liaise with outside loans sources, such as banks, to facilitate the student loan process. They make professional judgement decisions concerning students’ eligibility for financial aid and may set up counsel meetings including the student’s parents to discuss financial support issues and solutions.

Optional knowledge

Student financial aid programmes is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Education administrator: Education administrators organise and manage the administration, support systems and (student) activities of an education institution. They perform a range of administrative, secretarial, financial and otherwise supportive tasks to enable the efficient and cost-effective running of the school. They may assist in student recruitment, alumni relations, funding, work on committees including academic boards and quality insurance.
Admissions coordinator: Admissions coordinators are in charge of the students’ applications and admissions to a (private) school, college or university. They asses possible future students’ qualifications and subsequently approve or deny their application, based on the regulations and desires set by the board of directors and the school administration. They also assist the accepted students in their enrollment in the programme and courses of their choice.




  1. Student financial aid programmes – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022