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Grants

A grant is gift aid awarded from federal, state or university funds to student with a financial need, and does not have to be repaid. Information from the FAFSA is used to determine eligibility for the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) and other institutional grants. Grants may be used toward tuition, fees, books and other educational expenses.

Federal Grants

 

Federal Pell Grant

Award amounts can change yearly.

2023–24 Award Year
The maximum Federal Pell Grant award is $7,395 for the 2023–24 award year (July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024).

2024–25 Award Year
The maximum Federal Pell Grant award is $7,395 for the 2024–25 award year (July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2025).

The amount you get, though, will depend on:
Additional Criteria:
  • Pell Grant recipients may not have a bachelor's or other advance degree (including foreign degrees).
  • Eligible students can receive Federal Pell Grant Funds up to the maximum amount of 100% (50% per term) for the standard academic year and 150% if the student decides to take classes during the summer. The lifetime maximum a student is allowed to be awarded cannot exceed 600%, the equivalent of six full time years.
  • Students must meet all eligibility criteria, including Satisfactory Academic Progress.

 

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

  • FSEOG Grant, is awarded in the amount of $500 per term ($1,500 for the entire academic year) and is based on the availability of funds.
  • Students must be eligible for the Pell Grant.
  • Recipients may not have a bachelor's or other advanced degree.
  • Students must meet all eligibility criteria, including Satisfactory Academic Progress.

State Grants and Scholarships