Pell Grant

Federal Student Financial Aid – Pell Grant

  • Need-based grant – The Pell Grant is an entitlement program- which means if you are eligible, you will receive the grant. It is usually awarded to students with a higher financial need.
  • Award amount based on COA, EFC and enrollment status – The grant is determined based on your COA, EFC, and your enrollment status. You must be in a matriculated program and taking at least three credits to be eligible. You also need to be in good academic standing while you are enrolled in college.
  • Must maintain good academic standing
  • Up to $5,645 – Currently, you can receive up to $5,645 per year. Your college will determine your exact Pell grant award and notify you in their financial aid award letter.

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