Definitions for "Campus-based aid"
Federal government financial aid programs that are administered directly by the financial aid office at participating colleges and universities The Perkins Loan program is a campus-based aid program.
Campus-based aid is federal aid that is disbursed directly to the college or university. The school determines how much it will disburse to the student based on availability of its resources to provide for other students receiving aid. Campus-based aid programs include Work-Study, Perkins loans and Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (SEOGs).
There are three federal program funds administered by colleges and those are: (1) Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, (2) Federal Perkins Loan and (3) Federal Work Study.