Federal assistance for your education

Several grant programs are available to qualifying students. Unlike loans, grants don’t have to be paid back.

To qualify for federal student aid (grants, loans and work-study funds), you have to meet certain eligibility requirements. See more information below.

Please note to be eligible for federal loans, students must be enrolled at least half time (6 credit hours for undergraduate students and 3 credit hours for graduate students), be degree seeking in an eligible degree or certificate program and be taking courses that are required for their degree.

To be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant, undergraduate students must be in at least 3 credit hours, degree seeking in an eligible degree or certificate program and taking courses that are required for their degree. View ҹ첥’s withdrawal and return of  .

For undergraduate students only. Eligibility is determined according to federal law and is based on the financial information you and your family provide on your FAFSA; must have financial need. To be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant, undergraduate students must be in at least 3 degree-seeking credit hours. View ҹ첥’s withdrawal and return of  . Students must not already have earned a bachelor’s degree. Click for federal eligibility.

Amount of Award: Maximum of $7,395 for 2023-2024 year

How to ҹ첥: Submit . Available October 1.

Renewal Policy: Submit FAFSA annually. Available October 1. Not guaranteed to be renewed based on federal need, maximum yearly limits, maximum lifetime limits etc.

For undergraduate students only.  Student must be a full Pell Grant recipient with exceptional financial need based on FAFSA Expected Family Contribution. Funding is limited, and funds are awarded on a first-come basis. Click  for federal eligibility.

Amount of Award:Up to $1,000 per academic year, pending availability of funding.

How to ҹ첥: Submit . Available October 1.

Renewal Policy: Submit FAFSA annually. Available October 1. Not guaranteed to be renewed based on federal need, funding availability, etc.