FEDERAL GRANT PROGRAMS

Federal Pell Grant

Pell Grants are provided by the federal government to undergraduate students with significant financial need. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need as dictated by the federal methodology. In order to be eligible for a Pell Grant, a student must have a valid EFC (Expected Family Contribution), meet all of the general Title IV student eligibility requirements, and not have a prior bachelor’s degree.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

FSEOG is a need-based grant provided by the federal government to undergraduate students with significant financial need. FSEOG is awarded on a funds available basis to students who are recipients of the Federal Pell Grant. The amount of a typical FSEOG is $200.

Federal Work Study (FWS)

FWS is a federally funded program that provides part-time jobs in non-profit institutions on and off-campus. FWS awards are awarded on a funds available basis to students who demonstrate financial need.