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Federal Grants

Federal Pell Grant

The Federal Pell Grant provides grants ranging from $346 to $6,895 a year to all eligible applicants for the 2022-23 aid year. The Maximum EFC for Pell Grant eligibility is 6206. Students should file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov after January 1 (school code for the FAFSA:002876). Approximately 5 -10 work days after filing, the Financial Aid Office will receive the FAFSA information electronically in the form of an Institutional Student Information Report (ISIR) which will be used to determine eligibility for all Federal Aid.

  • The student must be enrolled at the time the ISIR is received at the Office of Financial Aid in order for payment to be made to the student. Even though the student may file the FAFSA after the semester has started, a payment cannot be made if the student ceases to be enrolled.
  • If you apply for a change of marital status (student only) our deadline date is the first day of classes. Your request for review, must be submitted before the first day of classes in order for a determination to be made.
  • The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov . There is no fee for processing this form. For students who are required to take developmental courses, Federal Aid funds will only pay for the first 30 attempted credits of developmental study.
  • Students holding a bachelor degree are ineligible for the Federal Pell Grant, but may file the FAFSA to receive consideration for other aid.

Federal Supplementary Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Students with an Estimated Family Contribution of zero (“0”) may be eligible to receive FSEOG grants ranging from $300 to $500 a year. Money for this program is extremely limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Students who have earned a bachelor's degree are not eligible. FAFSA is required. When all the funds are exhausted, awarding and disbursement of this aid program stops.