Grants are awarded based on financial need and do not need to be repaid.
Awarded to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate exceptional financial need (Pell Grant eligible). Funding is limited.
The Financial Aid Office determines the award based on need. To determine your need level, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Renewability & Repayment
2 full-time semesters or 4 full-time terms per academic year
Undergraduate students in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies receive federal grants for 4 full-time terms per academic year. Additional terms required to complete a degree are not covered under federal grants.
Apply for the FAFSA.
- Funds are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Amount awarded varies according to financial need and current federal allocations.
All federal grants are credited to the student's account after census day. Generally, they are applied equally over each term of enrollment, depending upon enrollment status and eligibility.
Grants are first applied to:
- room and board (if living on campus)
If a credit remains, the student may use the grant funds to pay for other educational expenses.