– money that does not
have to be paid back, usually based on need.
Federal Pell Grant
Grant awards range from
$555 - $5550 for the school year. The actual amount of each grant
depends on the student’s
eligibility which is determined by the results of the student's
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the number
of credit hours they are enrolled each semester. The Pell grant is
offered Fall and Winter semester. It is awarded based on full time status, which is 12 credits or more and will automatically adjust based on actual credit hours of enrollment. Pell Grant pays based on credit hours, not a full or part time status.
The Pell Grant is available for the Summer
semester upon request. Please note, if you are awarded Pell during
the Summer, the amount that is awarded in the Winter semester will
Pell grant awarded for the Spring semester is
based on the student’s unused annual eligibility amount.