Federal Pell Grant

Type of aid: Grant
Award amounts: $602 - $5,730 for academic year 2014-2015
Application process: File the FAFSA, preferably by March 10, for the following fall semester, although eligibility for this fund continues regardless of the FAFSA filing date.
Eligibility requirements: Demonstrate high financial need
Renewal requirements: Eligibility is determined annually
EFC eligibility range: 0 - 5,157 for 2014-2015 academic year
Enrollment requirements:
  • 12 or more credit hours required per term for full award
  • 9 - 11 credit hours required for 3/4-time award in some cases
  • 6 - 8 credit hours required for 1/2-time award in some cases
  • 1 - 5 credit hours required for less-than-1/2-time award in some cases
Enrollment changes may impact Pell eligibility.
Grade-level eligibility: First undergraduate degree only. Pell Grant funding cannot be used for graduate class expenses or subsequent undergraduate studies after the student earns his or her first bachelor's degree.
Costs this aid can cover: Any educationally related expense

FAFSA Code: 001822

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