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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

What is a Pell Grant?

Federal Pell Grant
  • The Pell Grant is awarded based on eligible credit hours of enrollment.
  • Pell Grant is awarded up to $6,495 per academic year for the 2021/2022 and up to $6,895 per academic year for 2022/2023.
  • Pell Grant recipients may not have a bachelor's or other advance degree (including foreign degrees).
  • Availability is limited to no more than 12 semesters, or the equivalent (roughly six years).
  • Students must meet all eligibility criteria, including Satisfactory Academic Progress.

What is an FSEOG?

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
  • FSEOG Grant, is awarded in the amount of $600 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