Federal Grants

Federal Grants

Grants are money that does not have to be repaid. For more information visit StudentAid.gov/grants

 

FEDERAL PELL GRANT

ELIGIBILITY AND PROGRAM INFORMATION:

For undergraduates with financial need who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree; in some cases, a student enrolled in a post baccalaureate teacher certification program may also receive a Federal Pell Grant.

A student can receive a Federal Pell Grant for no more than 12 semesters or the equivalent (roughly 6 years).

ANNUAL AWARD AMOUNTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE): Amounts can change annually. The 2017-2018 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) award amount is up to $5,920.

For Federal Pell Grant details and updates visit StudentAid.gov/pell-grant

 

FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT (FSEOG)

ELIGIBILITY AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: For undergraduates with exceptional financial need; Federal Pell Grant recipients take priority; funds depend on availability at the school. 

ANNUAL AWARD AMOUNTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE): Up to $4000

For FSEOG detail and updates visit StudentAid.gov/fseog

 

TEACHER EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE FOR COLLEGE AND HIGHER EDUCATION (TEACH) GRANT

ELIGIBILITY AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: For undergraduates, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students who are completing or plan to complete coursework needed to begin a career in teaching. As a condition for receiving this grant, the student must sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve in which the student agrees to perform four years of qualifying teaching service and meet other requirements.

ANNUAL AWARD AMOUNTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE): Up to $4000

For TEACH Grant detail and updates visit StudentAid.gov/teach

 

IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN SERVICE GRANT

ELIGIBILITY AND PROGRAM INFORMATION: For students who are not Pell eligible due only to having less financial need than is required to receive Pell funds, and whose parent or guardian died as a result of military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after the events of 9/11.

A student can receive an Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant for no more than 12 semesters or the equivalent (roughly six years)

ANNUAL AWARD AMOUNTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE): The grant award can be up to the maximum Federal Pell Grant amount (see FEDERAL PELL GRANT) but cannot exceed your cost of attendance.

For Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant detail and updates visit StudentAid.gov/Iraq-Afghanistan