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Federal Pell Grant

  • Must meet eligibility requirements and show financial need.
  •  EFC (estimated family contribution) and enrollment status determine amount of award.
  • May be eligible for a partial grant if enrolled for less than half-time (fewer than 6 credits)
  • Eligibility is limited to 12 full-time semesters (or the equivalent).


  • Award will be decreased if enrolled less than full-time (less-than 12 undergraduate credits).  If eligible, full-time academic year awards range from $626 to $5,775.
  • Students receiving a full-time Pell Grant in Fall and Spring semesters will not have summer Pell eligibility.