Federal Pell Grant


Basics

  • Type: Grant
  • Annual Amount:  Variable
  • Application:  No
  • Majors:  All
  • Grade Level:  Undergraduate
  • Renewable:  Yes

More Details

Requirements: File the FAFSA, preferably by April 15, for the following fall semester, although eligibility for this fund continues regardless of the FAFSA filing date.

Eligibility Requirements: Demonstrate high financial need

EFC Eligibility range: 0 - 5,328 for 2018-2019 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.