This is a federally funded program that provides assistance for any education expenses based on need, academic load, length of enrollment and cost of education. Awards range up to $5,815 (based on full-time) for the 2016-17 aid year and $5,775 (based on full-time) for the 2015-16 aid year.
Pell Grants carry a lifetime limit of 12 semesters of full-time equivalent attendance.
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
This is a federally funded program for students who demonstrate exceptional need and are Pell eligible. Awards range from $50 to $500 per semester and can be used for any education expense.