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Pell Grant

Pell Grant Information
  • Gift aid (does not have to be repaid)
  • Ranges from a minimum of $309per semester ($619per year) to $2887per semester ($5775 per year).
  • Awarded fall and spring semesters.
  • Supplements other aid.
  • Award letters are mailed with the Full-Time award.
  • A full grant is awarded as follows:

    Credit Hours
    12     $2887
    9-11  $2165
    6-8    $1444
    1-5    $722

    If you are not receiving a full Pell grant, you can calculate your amount by taking 75% of your total Pell for 9 - 11 credit hours, 50% of your total Pell for 6 - 8 credit hours, or 25% of your total Pell semester award for 1 - 5 credit hours.
A student must...
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Hold a High School Diploma or GED Certificate
  • Be enrolled for 1 credit minimum in an eligible program
  • NOT have a Bachelors degree
  • Make Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

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