Federal Pell Grants

The Federal Pell Grant is a type of post-secondary, educational federal grant that does not require repayment and is awarded on a “financial need” formula determined using criteria submitted through the FAFSA. For 2019-2010, the maximum Pell Grant awarded is $6,195” (For 2020-2021, the maximum Pell Grant awarded is $6,345). Pell Grant awards are available only to students who have not received Bachelor’s Degrees.


  • Student must have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current award year. Visit https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa.
  • Must have demonstrated financial need.
  • Must be meeting all minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress standards. Visit the Financial Aid Office for more information.
  • Must have a completed Financial Aid File and have received official award notification from the Financial Aid Office.

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