Grants are financial awards that do not need to be repaid and typically come from state or federal sources. They are usually based on financial need.
Federal Pell Grant
- Federally funded to students with exceptional need.
- Award ranges from $346 - $6,895 for the 22-23 academic year.
- Must be an undergraduate student without a previous bachelor's degree.
- Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Have a complete financial aid file.
- May be eligible if attending less than half-time (i.e. 5 hours or less).
- Eligibility is limited to 12 full time semesters.
Pell Grant amounts are determined by the EFC, as determined by the US Department of Education after filing the FAFSA, and based on enrollment status (i.e., full-time, 3/4 time, 1/2 time, less than 1/2 time). See the Pell Grant Payment Chart below to view all possible Pell award amounts based on your academic year, EFC and enrollment status.