Federal Pell Grant

This grant is only for undergraduate students who have financial need (determined by the FAFSA), and who have not earned a bachelor's or professional degree.

How to Apply

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Pell Grant Eligibility Requirements

Amount

Amounts can change yearly. The amount disbursed will depend on:

  • Your EFC
  • Your enrollment status
  • Your plans to attend school for a full academic year

Disbursement (Payment)

  • Typically once a semester
  • Occur no earlier that 10 days before the student's first day of class

Pell Grant Eligibility Table      

Full Time – 12 or more hours

¾ Time – 9-11 hours

½ Time – 6-8 hours

Students who are enrolled full-time in the Fall and Spring terms, may be eligible to receive pell in the Summer if enrolled half-time.  Students who were not enrolled full-time in the Fall and Spring may be eligible to receive pell in the summer , even if enrolled less than half-time. Pell grant funds can also be allocated to Mini sessions.  Winter Mini is attached to the Fall semester and Summer Mini is attached to the Spring semester.  Please contact our office for more information.

All About Grants

Studentaid.ed.gov